OBITUARY

Jerome Thomas Weber

November 21, 1951September 14, 2020
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Captain Jerome Thomas Weber

Merritt Island - Passed away unexpectedly in Phoenix, AZ at the age of 68 on September 14th, 2020. Jerry will be lovingly remembered by his immediate family, his wife Tracey, daughter Alexandra, and sons James, Dylan, Kelly, and Rex, and 3 grand children. Jerry was born in Detroit , Michigan on November 21st, 1951. He graduated from Michigan State in 1976, and shortly thereafter was commissioned in the United States Navy as a naval aviator, call sign “Sparky.” Jerry served 8 years in the Navy flying the F-4S Phantom aircraft before embarking on a 31 year career as a commercial pilot with Delta Air Lines. Jerry had a pure passion for flying, and he genuinely enjoyed his flying career with Delta, which he dearly missed when he was diagnosed with cancer in 2015. Jerry is survived by his wife, Tracey, of 23 years, together, they had 2 children, Alexandra and James. Jerry had a love for family and friends and will be remembered for his kind, generous and loving nature; he always looked for the good in people. He had a wealth of knowledge that he was eager to share with his sons and daughter. Jerry had a true love for reading and would spend many a day reading his monthly motor cycle and car magazines to re-reading the Harry Potter books. He had a passion collecting British classic motor cycles and took motor bike adventures around the United States with his sons and father in law, Ray, His fondest biking memories were meandering through the British countryside with Ray, and finishing the day with a pint of Guinness with the locals. Jerry’s motor bike adventures took him far and wide to Europe, England, Scotland, Wales, the Isle of Man, and Ireland. Jerry will be sadly missed by his family across the pond, his in-laws Ray and Kathy, brother-in-law Michael (Amanda, Chloe, Charles), brother-in-law Gary (Katherine, Melissa, Eleanor and Olivia), and all the locals at the New Inn, Clifford Chambers, England who have had the pleasure of crossing Jerry’s path over the past 25 years during his travels with his family. Friends will be received at Wylie-Baxley Funeral Home (1360 N. Courtenay Pkwy, Merritt Island, FL 32953) on Wednesday October 28th, 2020 at 2:00PM for a Celebration of Life Service. Jerry will be laid to rest with military honors at Cape Canaveral National Cemetery on October 29, 2020 2:15PM (5525 US-1, Mims, FL 32754). In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Jerome T. Weber’s name to the Lymphoma Research Foundation or any cancer research of your choice or the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation.

Services

LIVESTREAM SERVICE
28 October

Funeral Service

2:00 pm

Wylie-Baxley Funeral Home

1360 N Courtenay Pkwy
Merritt Island, Florida 32953

Memories

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Anne Campione

October 28, 2020

Jerry you will be so missed. I am so grateful to have met you through the horse world and you even bought my truck! You loved your family more than words can tell. So sorry your illness took you so young. Forever in our hearts and we will miss you eternally. Prayers to Tracey Alexandra and James ❤️

Robert Altobelli

October 26, 2020

In our Delta new-hire class of Sept 27, 1985, a class of experienced and talented pilots, Gerry was one of the best. I feel truly lucky to have been able to work with him. He is deeply missed.

Julie English

October 26, 2020

So many happy memories for you to remember and cherish and know how much Jerry adored you Tracey and Alexandria and James.
I am going to miss that absolute pure gentleman and his big hugs and smiling face.
Thinking of you all xx

Sarah and julian Warren

October 26, 2020

Dearest Tracey, Alexandra and James,
May you treasure the good, fun memories you have shared over many years.
We remember fondly our holiday with you all and how Jerry was so generous and fun!
May you know God’s comfort, love and peace at this sad time.
Much love, julian , Sarah and Jordan

Ray Woodley

October 25, 2020

Jerry always kind, generous and thoughtful and a much loved friend and son-in-law to Ray and Kathy.
We have so many happy memories of all the holidays spent with you too numerous to mention . Happy days indeed with you Tracey, Alexandra and James
Rest in peace our friend


Rita/Barry Cotton

October 15, 2020

Jerry had an engaging smile, always full of interesting stories of his life never short of words, will be sadly missed by us all his family in England. Rest in peace XXX in

Lisa Sargeant

October 15, 2020

Tracey, Alexandra & James my heart goes out to you all. I hope in time you will be able to celebrate the life you shared with Jerry, remembering the good times you shared as a family. May time help you heal and bring you peace. I will always have warm, fond memories of Jerry. Please know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers love Lisa xxx

Adie Adamson

October 15, 2020

Knowing Jerry was a pleasure and honor, and having met him for the first time when he came over to see the "in laws," back in the mid 90's, you knew Tracey had met a great
guy, it was always great to have a chat with him when they were over in England to see the family, rest in peace, love Adie and Sally ❤

Lynn Hopf

October 15, 2020

I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I have fond memories of Mr. Weber over the years. He loved his children and was always proud to tell me stories of their lives.

Glenda and Rich Bahr

September 22, 2020

Tracy , Alexandra and James, so very sorry to hear of Jerry’s passing. Jerry’s love for his family was so apparent to all who knew him. He was such a kind and generous man. He will be missed by all who knew him. The world is a better place because of Jerry. God bless .

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