JAMES W WEAVER
March 14, 1930 – May 27, 2019
James W. Weaver, age 89 of Kingsport, entered into eternity on Monday, May 27, 2019. James was born on March 14, 1930 in Kingsport, TN to Willie and Myrtle Coats Weaver. James proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Army.
James was a hard worker and a family man. He enjoyed basketball and baseball, especially watching the Cincinnati Reds, and he also enjoyed NASCAR. James loved spending time with his family; his son Larry and himself hitched hiked from Ohio to Texas one year, just to spend time together as father and son. James loved his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. He always took time for each of them and it always made them special. He treated them equally; as he loved them all equally. James enjoyed traveling and watching old western shows.
James was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Perry Weaver; sisters, Louis Jones, Grace Fegans, Blanche Monttern, and Mary Ellen Farmer; daughter-in-law, Donna Weaver; and brothers-in-law, Herman Jones and Paul Henley. Left to cherish his memory are his sons, Gordon Weaver, Larry Weaver (Lisa), Jeffery Peace (Tammy), and Claude Douglas Peace (Missy); daughter, Kim Scarboro; brother, John Weaver; sister, Virgie Henley; grandchildren, Steven Weaver (Melissa), Shawn Weaver, Stephanie Mangiacotti, Henrietta Weaver, Michael Littrell (Sarah), Shannon Littrell (Beth), Lotona MacVeigh, Michelle Kaup (William), Katrina Marquardt (Erich), Connor Peace, Chrisitan Peace, Olivia Peace, Tyler Manning, Jacob Carter, Sarah Peace and Tarah Peace; and 19 great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, located at 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, phone: 800-873-6983 www.stjude.org
The family will receive friends on Sunday, June 2, 2019 from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm at East Lawn Funeral Home. A military honors graveside service will be held at 2:30 pm, immediately following the visitation, at East Lawn Memorial Park in the Garden of Everlasting Life II with Brother David Dotson officiating. Military honors will be conducted by the American Legion Post 3/265. Serving as pallbearers will be family and friends.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.eastlawnkingsport.com. East Lawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park has the honor of serving the family.
- Gordon Weaver, Larry Weaver (Lisa), Jeffery Peace (Tammy), and Claude Douglas Peace (Missy), Sons
- Kim Scarboro, Daughter
- John Weaver, Brother
- Virgie Henley, Sister
- Steven Weaver (Melissa), Shawn Weaver, Stephanie Mangiacotti, Henrietta Weaver, Michael Littrell (Sarah) Shannon Littrell (Beth) Lotona MacVeigh, Michelle Kaup (William), Katrina Marquardt (Erich), Grandchildren
- Connor Peace, Chrisitan Peace, Olivia Peace, Tyler Manning, Jacob Carter, Sarah Peace and Tarah Peace, Grandchildren
- 19 great- grandchildren, Family
- Willie and Myrtle Coats Weaver, Parents- Deceased
- Perry Weaver, Brother- Deceased
- Louis Jones, Grace Fegans, Blanche Monttern, and Mary Ellen Farmer, Sisters- Deceased
- Donna Weaver, Daughter-in-law- Deceased
- Herman Jones and Paul Henley, Brothers-in-law- Deceased
- Visitation Sunday, June 2, 2019
- Graveside Service Sunday, June 2, 2019
JAMES W WEAVER
May 31, 2019
Dad I miss you so much you were more then a dad you were a friend. you were someone I look up . We had some great time in life that was cut way to short. I set here wait for you to call me in the morning but phone haven't ring. Just today I try to call you but you wasnt here . It's so hard without you . I know well see each other and I cant wait tell then remember the last word we said to each other I love you .
May 30, 2019
All us grandkids and great-grand kids even to this day would use his Cain around the House
Ride his bike in his bed room the was for exercising . HE ALWAYS HAD KITKAT CANDY LEFT FOR THE KIDDOS (Or the adults ) . Life definitely gonna be harder with out him here . He was our rock . I love you gramps my little sunshine .💛 ☀️