OBITUARY

William Howard Weathersbee

April 16, 1962June 10, 2021

WIlliam Howard Weathersbee “Bill” (59) passed away on June 10,2021.

He is preceded by his mother Liliane Jodard and Thomas Weathersbee.

He is survived by his wife Barbara “Bobbi” Weathersbee, step daughters Jessica Harvey and Melissa Frank, and grandchildren Scarlett and Maverick Harvey. He is also survived by his mother and father in law Tom and Shirley Ragland as well as his sister in law Jaki LeMense (Tom) and nieces Sammantha Ballou (Will), Lillian Fezzani and Jasmina Fezzani. Being a Jacksonville/Jacksonville Beach native, he was one of the first babies born at Baptist beaches South hospital. Bill graduated from Duncan U. Fletcher Highschool in 1980 and went on to play football at Valdosta State University while obtaining his Degree in Business. He graduated in 1983.

During his life, he served 18 years in the U.S Navy reserves as a Lieutenant. He also joined the Publx supermarket family and considered that home for over 40 years. BIll was an avid fisherman, sports fanatic, and family man. He found enjoyment in many other hobbies, however his greatest treasure was his english bulldog Lucy “Lu-Lu”.She was a gift for his 50th birthday, and they were inseparable. He was a friend to all and had a hard time going anywhere without running into someone he knew. He is beloved by all of the friends and family he met throughout his years.

The family will be having a celebration of life memorial on June 17,2021 from 2pm-5pm at Fort Caroline Baptist Church, where he was also a member. Please come and pay respects to his family and while they celebrate and honor his life, because we all know Bill would hate for someone to be crying over him. If sending flowers, please send them to 11428 McCormick Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32225

Services

  • Celebration of Life

    Thursday, June 17, 2021

Memories

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Kimberly Herrmann

August 30, 2021

One of the sweetest people! So kind and genuine.

Linda Connell

June 28, 2021

I worked at Publix with Bill in the 80’s. He was also friends with my late brother, Bill, who also was a Publix vet. We had recently reconnected on social media and shared some fun memories. I’m so sorry that he has passed. It will definitely leave a void here on earth as he was certainly a kind-hearted man. He will be missed!

Barbara (Nelson) Goff

June 17, 2021

Very sad to hear of Bills passing. He was one of the first friends I made when I moved to Fl in 1979.

I will miss his goofy ass!

Chelsea Rice

June 17, 2021

Dan Wilt

June 15, 2021

Bull and I went to Fletcher High School. I was a year ahead and graduated in 1979. Him and I worked at Publix together for a short while. We list contact over the years but was able to reconnect on social media. We talked about the old days and what fun we had. My heart was broken when I saw he had died. He will be missed. RIP my friend

Dan

Steve Wilt

June 15, 2021

Worked with Bill in the eighties when I first started working at Publix. He was a great coworker and friend and he will be missed!! Rest in peace brother!

John Kirkwood

June 15, 2021

My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family in this time.
I had just meet Bill in the past couple of months and he had already established relationships here at store 686. Many associates were shocked to her of his passing. Bill was dedicated to the team and was a very positive person. If you need anything from us in this time please do not hesitate to reach out to us.
Sincerely,
John Kirkwood

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY