OBITUARY

Boyd "Marty" Martin Weber

August 25, 1949August 28, 2017
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Boyd Martin “Marty” Weber, 68, of Williamsburg, passed away on August 28, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, William B. and Mary McDonald Weber.

Marty was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, proudly serving his country from 1967-1976. He pursued several educational opportunities following his military service. After receiving his Bachelor’s in Business Administration from St. Leo University, he went on to receive his CEBS (Certified Employee Benefits Consultant) certification from the Wharton School of Business. He also earned his CLU (Chartered Life Underwriter), RHU (Registered Health Underwriter), and REBC (Registered Employee Benefits Consultant) certifications from The American College. He worked as an Employee Benefits Consultant for his own business, Weber and Associates, before retiring from TFA Benefits.

Always heavily involved in the local communities, Marty held membership in several areas of civic leadership, including as a William & Mary Mason School of Business Executive Partner, and with the Langley AFB Civic Leaders Association and Peninsula Chamber of Commerce. He also served 18 years with the Oyster Point Rotary and another 7 with Williamsburg Rotary. His many interests included archaeology, archery, astronomy, backgammon, boating, classic cars, custom Harleys, exotic sports cars, flying, Formula 1, genealogy, guns, history, martial arts, metal detecting, photography, and racquetball.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Patricia; son, Christopher and his wife Anne, along with his grandchildren, Ruby and Naomi, all of Seattle, WA; sister, Dorothea of Tucson, AZ; and many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 9:00 – 11:00 AM on Saturday, September 2 at Nelsen Funeral Home, 3785 Strawberry Plains Rd., Williamsburg. The memorial service will follow at 2:00 PM at Crosswalk Community Church (Kingsway), 5100 John Tyler Hwy, Williamsburg.

In lieu of flowers, you may send donations to the Langley Civic Leaders Association, c/o JJ Blessing, HROSM, 730 Thimble Shoals Blvd., Ste 130, Newport News, VA 23606. Online condolences may be offered at www.nelsencares.com.

Services

  • Gathering of Family & Friends Saturday, September 2, 2017
  • Memorial Service Saturday, September 2, 2017
REMEMBERING

Boyd "Marty" Martin Weber

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FROM THE FAMILY

Named Boyd Martin Weber at birth, at age 19 he changed his name to Marty. He told Patricia, "I never liked the name Boyd because people often think they heard me say, Boy."

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Newborn Boyd Martin Weber, in arms of mother Mary Weber, with loving and loved father William Weber. Marty born August 25, 1949.

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William, Marty's father; Dorothea, Marty's sister, and Marty making his dad proud enlisting in the US Air Force.

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Marty on a coal truck while visiting his grandfather McDonald.

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Mary Weber, Marty's proud mother, and Marty. Marty was a smoker up until about age 30. Then, after trying many gimmicks to quit smoking that did not work, he woke up one morning and declared, "I quit." He did.

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Marty entered the USAF at Lackland AFB in Texas. He met Patricia, his wife soon to be, in March 1968 while stationed at Plattsburgh AFB in NY. He served 8 years, with a tour to Adana, Turkey and short tour while there in Iran. He was discharged in 1977 at Langley AFB in Virginia.

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Marty enters the civilian private sector as an insurance salesman, 1977. He was destined for success in business.