Thomas James Weir
Carmel, was embraced by the arms of the Lord Sunday, February 16, 2014 at the age of 91. He was born January 18, 1923 in Clinton, IN to James and Marie (Givens) Weir. He is survived by the love of his life, Marie (Lovell), with whom he celebrated his 70th Anniversary in January. He is also survived by his daughters, Suzanne Weir of Indianapolis and Melanie (Falahee) Frauhiger also of Indianapolis. Other survivors include four grandchildren; Jennifer Capodagli (Bill), Michael Logan, Gregory Falahee (Lisa), and Ashley Havron (Tyson). Ten great-grandchildren also survive him.
Tom graduated from Rose Hulman University in 1943 and was immediately commissioned into the U.S. Navy as a Lieutenant JG. He served aboard the George S. Elliott during WWII in the Pacific Fleet. Tom spent his career in the automotive engineering field where he held over 30 patents. He was an avid golfer and loved to sail. His greatest joy was time spent with his family. He and his wife enjoyed traveling during their retirement and wintered in Florida. Tom was an Eagle Scout, Past Rotary Club President, Member of the Service Club of Indianapolis, SAE, and a long-standing member of Carmel United Methodist Church. Tom touched many hearts with his kindness and gentle nature and will be greatly missed by all who loved him.
Visitation will be on Friday, February 21, 2014 from 11:00-1:00 p.m. at Carmel United Methodist Church. Funeral services will immediately follow. Arrangements are entrusted to Leppert Mortuary-Carmel .
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