David Leon Weekes
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David Leon Weekes, 69, husband of Pam Connell Weekes, died Thursday, January 24, 2013.
He was a son of the late David Brown Sanders and Betsy Harris Greene. Born in Louisville, KY, David grew up in Delray Beach, FL, and graduated from the University of Florida. David was the retired founder of Weekes Construction, Inc. He was a huge proponent of Downtown Greenville's West End and the Caine Halter Family YMCA.
David was known for his unyielding positive attitude, zest for life and new experiences. He never missed an opportunity to recite poetry or tell a crummy joke. David had a great wit and was a pleasure to be with. He traveled the world many times, and was known for his adventurous spirit and infectious smile.
Surviving in addition to his wife of 47 years are children, Chandler and Giselle Weekes, Hunter and Marcia Weekes, and Kendall Weekes-Kellett, all of Greenville; sister, Mary and Mike Letcher of Tuscaloosa, AL; brother, Charles and Priscilla Weekes of San Jose, CA; and five grandchildren, Max Weekes, Adam Weekes, Parker Weekes, Isabel Kellett, and Charles Kellett.
A memorial service will be held Tuesday, January 29, 2013, at 3:00 p.m. at First Baptist Greenville, officiated by Rev. Dr. Baxter Wynn. Visitation will be held prior to the service in the Narthex from 1:00 p.m. until 2:45 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Caine Halter Family YMCA, Attn: Jamie Inman, 721 Cleveland St., Greenville, SC 29601.
Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.thomasmcafee.com.
-Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Downtown.
Published in The Greenville News from January 27 to January 29, 2013