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Richard Lee Weaver

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Richard Lee Weaver

AGE: 76 • Maysville, North Carolina

Richard, formerly of Newark, passed away peacefully at home in Maysville, NC on Monday, November 2, 2015 after a long battle with cancer. Born in Tyrone, PA, he was the first son of the late William H. and Anne Weaver. Richard was an Air Force Veteran whom lived a long and eventful life. He was a Mechanical Contractor, retiring in 2007.

Richard was a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason. He was an active member of the Masonic Washington Lodge #1 for 38 years. Among the positions he held were, Worshipful Master in 1992, Most Excellent Grand High Priest in 1999 and Most Illustrious Grand Master in 2007.

Besides his parents, Richard was preceded in death by his wife of 14 years, Diane in 2003 and his brother, Bill. He is survived by his children, Richard II (Debbie), Milton (Dawn) and Sherry; grandhildren, Brittany, Jordynn and Ryan; sister, Dee and brother, Donald (Jean).

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 PM on Wednesday, November 11 at NICHOLS-GILMORE FUNERAL HOME, 212 E. Justis St., Newport where Masonic services will be held at 7 PM. Burial will be private.

Richard's family would appreciate contributions in his memory to any veterans group or any Masonic organization.

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Published in The News Journal on Nov. 8, 2015
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