Mr. Connie Ray Weeks of Weeks Lane, Westville, passed away Thursday, June 27, 2013. He was 76. Mr. Weeks was born Jan. 25, 1937, in Holmes County, to the late Robert Leon and Mazie Agnes Stafford Weeks. For 22 years he proudly served his country with the U.S. Army. During his military career, while serving in Vietnam, he was awarded the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star, along with several other medals and awards. He enjoyed fishing and working in his vegetable garden. He loved the outdoors and his garden so much you would see him out hoeing his garden in his wheel chair. Mr. Weeks was of the Baptist faith.
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Survivors include one sister, Margaret Woodall od Westville; one brother, Billy Weeks of Westville and several special nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Funeral services were held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, June 30, in the chapel of Sorrells Funeral Home in Geneva with the Rev. Jonathan Sorensen officiating and Eric Stromenger delivering the eulogy. Burial followed in the Hurricane Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with military honors and Sorrells Funeral Home and Crematory of Geneva directing. The family received friends at the funeral home Sunday afternoon beginning at 2:00 p.m. and continued until service time. Memorials may be made to the American Disabled Veteran's or The Wounded Warrior Project.
Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on July 31, 2013