Dr. Frank B. Weaver
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August 16,1927 - May 8, 2014
Dr. Frank Byrd Weaver, 86, passed away at Wake Med on Thursday, May 8th.
Born in Tarboro, NC on August 16, 1927, he was the son of Elder William Weaver and Mrs. Annie Davis Weaver. After graduating from Pattillo H.S. at the age of 16 in 1944, he attended Fayetteville State Teachers College and earned a Bachelor of Science degree. He also earned the Master of Arts from Columbia University, Master of Divinity from Shaw University and the Doctor of Education from Penn State University. From 1948-1988 Dr. Weaver balanced a teaching and ministerial career.
He was elected pastor of the Watts Chapel Baptist Church on July 28, 1967. It grew from 168 members to more than 1700 under his leadership. Dr. Weaver served on the Board of Trustees of Saint Augustine's University for 27 years and was awarded the Falcon Leadership Award.
Dr. Weaver is survived by his wife, Dr. Queen L. Weaver; his son, Dr. Frank C. Weaver; his granddaughter, Christina J. Weaver and a host of relatives and friends.
The family is asking that contributions be made in Rev. Weaver's memory to the Watts Chapel Queen L. Weaver Scholarship Fund.
Viewing, Fri. May. 16th, 2-8:00 pm at Haywood Funeral Home. The funeral will be on Sat. May 17th at Watts Chapel Baptist Church. Viewing begins at 9:00 am. Funeral starts at 10:00 am.
Haywood Funeral Home
2415 S Wilmington St Raleigh, NC 27603
Published in The News & Observer from May 15 to May 16, 2014