Robert W. Weeks

Retired Marine Corp Major Robert W. Weeks (Bob) age 80 passed away August 19, 2018 in Asheville, NC. Bob was born in Taunton, MA to the late Robert & Beryl Weeks. He is predeceased by his brother William and has two sisters, Sandra Sprague and Susan Weeks of Taunton. He leaves his wife Karen Weeks and son Drew Weeks and family, daughter Melanie Ensley and family, 4 stepchildren, 7 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, 1 great-great granddaughter and his Aunt, Betty Thompson of Raynham. Major Weeks was in the USMC for 20 years and served two tours in Vietnam. He was highly decorated and received a Silver Star and 3 Bronze Stars for his heroic efforts along with other awards. Bob was a member of Mount Zion Church of Spartanburg, SC and enjoyed many medical/evangelism mission trips. He also enjoyed playing golf and attending reunions with the USMC Force Recon Assoc. Bob will be lovingly remembered and sorely missed.

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Published in Taunton Gazette on Aug. 22, 2018