GASTONIA-Mr. William "Roy" Weathers, 94, formerly of Shelby, died Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, at Gaston Memorial Hospital. A native of Gaston County, he was the son of the late Lawrence Edgar and Vina Jane Stewart Weathers. He retired as a Shelby mail carrier.
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In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Edgar Weathers.
He is survived by his two sons, Donald L. Weathers and wife Patricia of Newton, and Bobby Weathers and wife Carol of Ga.; four daughters, Shelby Robertson and husband Tommy of Ga., Pat Ellis and husband Don of Gastonia, Betty Ellis and husband David, and Kathy Barcliff and husband Ben, all of Shelby; three sisters, Lala Yount of Newton, Lola Humphries of Shelby, and Ruth Hawkins and husband Yates of Shelby; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and 17 great-great- grandchildren.
Visitation: The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service, at the funeral home.
Funeral Service: 11 a.m. Saturday at Clay-Barnette Funeral Home Chapel
Officiated By: Dr. Tim Sims
Burial: Sunset Cemetery
Funeral Home: Clay-Barnette Funeral Home of Shelby is serving the family
Memorials: May be made to the donor's choice.
Online Condolences: www.claybarnette.com
Clay-Barnette Funeral Home
1401 West Dixon Boulevard
Shelby, NC 28152
Published in Shelby Star on Dec. 13, 2012