Gregory Allen Weitzel
July 2, 1936 – April 9, 2018
Gregory Allen Weitzel, formally of Boca Raton, passed away on April 9, 2018 in Tallahassee. He is survived by his wife of 57 years Patricia Weitzel; sister, Theresa Douglass; his nephew Jeffrey Douglass and his niece, Nancy Douglass as well as his aunt Billie Broughton Yingling.
Gregory was born July 2, 1936 in Greenville, Michigan to Jacob Anthony and Helen Haire Weitzel. After high school, he attended The Ohio State University where he studied math for 2 years and transferred to the University of Michigan and obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Mechanics. Later he received his Master’s Degree in Education from Florida Atlantic University.
During his professional life he worked as a Structural Engineer with many companies and retired after working with Scott Engineering Services Corporation and Lundy Electronics and Systems, Inc. , both in Pompano Beach.
He and the love of his life, Patricia, lived in many places but made Florida home. They enjoyed their time in Boca Raton and in Tallahassee.
The family would like to thank Dr. Paresh Patel and the nurses at Florida Cancer Specialists, as well as the staff at Big Bend Hospice for their care and support.
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 1:30pm in the Dogwood room of Culley’s MeadowWood Funeral Home- 1737 Riggins Road with Dr. Ed Lyon officiating.
Greg will be interred in the Mt. Kenton Cemetery in Paducah, Kentucky at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider a donation to Big Bend Hospice or a charity of your choice.
- Funeral Service Saturday, April 14, 2018