Donald W. Weightman
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Donald W. Weightman, age 69, of Evansville, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2013 at the VNA Hospice Charlier Center.
Mr. Weightman had worked for Berry Plastics for 16 years before his retirement in 2006. He was a veteran of the United States Navy and enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and fishing at Barkley Lake. Don was also an avid IU basketball fan.
Surviving are his wife of 18 years, Cheryl "Sherry" Weightman; three daughters, Monica Townsend of Ft. Branch, IN and Andrea Gibson and Tiffany (Eric Woodward) Weightman, both of Murfreesboro, TN; son, Don Tindell of Evansville; sister, Wilma "Tootie" Samsil of Evansville; grandchildren, Katie, Maddi, Mason, Emma Lou, Amber, Alexis, Noah and Jon and great grandchildren, Aidan, Jordan and Autumn. Also surviving are good friends and fishing buddies, Gene and Linda Draper of Evansville; brother-in-law, Lloyd Adams of Shelbina, MO; many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Don was preceded in death by his mother, Emma Louise Weightman; sisters, Mildred Kennedy and Gladyce Conway and brothers, Michael and Jimmy Weightman.
Funeral services for Don will begin at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, March 18, 2013 at Pierre Funeral Home, Rev. Fred Denton officiating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, where the Vanderburgh County Retired Veterans Memorial Club will conduct military rites.
Friends may visit with the family from 1:00 until 7:00 P.M. on Sunday at Pierre Funeral Home, 2601 W. Franklin Street.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, Mid-South Chapter, Team Tiff, 214 Overlook Circle, Suite 153 Brentwood, TN 37027.
Condolences may be made online at www.pierrefuneralhome.com.
Published in Courier Press on Mar. 16, 2013