WEAVER, JAMES POINTER, 70, a resident of Annapolis for 38 years died unexpectedly at home Tuesday, August 13. He was born March 19, 1943, in Ridgewood, NJ and at age 16 moved to Elmira, NY and graduated from Elmira Free Academy. Following graduation from Allegheny College in 1965 he joined the Air Force as a 2nd Lieutenant. He flew the T-37, T-38 and the B52 bomber under the strategic Air Command and in 1969 completed a one year tour in Thailand flying C-130's over Vietnam and Cambodia. After his tour in the Vietnam conflict he began a 20 year career with Eastern Airlines. He continued his Air Force career in the Maryland Air National Guard flying O-2, C-7, C-130 and then transferred to Air Force Reserves in Dover, DE where he flew the C-5, retiring in 1988. In 1990 Jim went to work for World Airways retiring in 2003. Jim loved working on his lawn, sitting in his hot tub and spending a few weeks every year in Key West with friends and family. He was a founding member of a local lunch club that met every Tuesday. He was an active member of Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church and volunteered in many capacities including Habitat for Humanity. Jim is survived by his wife of 37 years, Lucy Kay Evans Weaver, his son David E. Weaver (Jennifer) of Charlottesville, VA, daughter Nancie T. David (Richard) of Crofton, MD and a step-son Richard F. Johnson (Blair) of Chicago, IL, seven grandchildren, Shiloh and Brooklyn Weaver, Emma and Henry David, Silas, Ellie and Nate Johnson, a brother R. Taft Weaver (Rebecca) and 4 nephews and 2 nieces. A visitation will be held Thurs., August 22nd , 7.m. to 9:00 p.m. at John M. Taylor Funeral Home, 147 Duke of Gloucester St., Annapolis, MD and a Memorial Service will be Friday, August 23rd at 11:00 a.m. at Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, 611 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd., Severna Park, MD. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Cecelia McKay Fund, Woods Memorial Church, 611 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd., Severna Park, MD 21146 On line condolences can be made at www.johnmtaylorfuneralhome.com
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Published in The Capital on Aug. 19, 2013