David R. Weaver
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Shreveport, LA - David "Dave" R. Weaver, 74, died July 18, 2013, following a brief illness. A memorial service will be held at the Shreveport Elks Lodge #122, 310 East Preston Ave., Monday, July 22, 2013, at 2 pm. The service will be conducted by Rev. Dr. Jerry Shetler, Head of Staff, and Sarah Searight, Associate Pastor, First Presbyterian Church of Shreveport.
Dave was born in Falls City, NE, on Aug. 28, 1938. He was a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he was a member of the Phi Delta Theta Fraternity. A die-hard Cornhuskers fan, he was convinced his move to Louisiana helped get Bo Pelini to leave LSU and come back to Nebraska as head coach of the Huskers. Go Big Red!
Dave served in the Army, primarily in Aschaffenburg, Germany, and attained the rank of 1st Lieutenant. Dave was active in his community both in Nebraska and in Shreveport. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Bellevue, NE, as well as the First Presbyterian Church in Shreveport. He enjoyed the Seekers Sunday School Class and the friendships he made there. He worked his entire professional career in the insurance industry and attained his CPCU and ARM designations. He served as president of the Bellevue Rotary Club and the South Omaha Social Settlement Association. He was secretary and treasurer of various Shrine, Masonic and Scottish Rite groups. In addition, he was secretary of the Shreveport Elks Lodge #122 for five years.
He was preceded in death by his parents Archibald J. "Jack" and Marguerite C. Weaver and a daughter-in-law Erica Keyo Ross Weaver. He is survived by a large loving family including his wife of 39 years, Cathy Weaver; children David E. Weaver (Laura) of Omaha, Nina Knight (Rich) of Peachtree City, GA., Susan L. Shellito (Brian) of Akron, OH, Tom Weaver (Brittney) of Denver; grandchildren Chase and Caitlin Weaver of Omaha, Amy Bellamy, Virginia and Craig Fielder of Peachtree City, GA, and Reilly and Georgia Shellito of Akron, OH.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to First Presbyterian Church of Shreveport, Shreveport Elks Lodge #122 or the
Aulds Funeral Home
7849 E. Kings Hwy
Shreveport, LA 71115
Published in Shreveport Times from July 20 to July 22, 2013