William Lynn Weaver F.A.C.S. M.D.
1949 - 2019
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William Lynn Weaver, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Knoxville, TN

(September 2, 1949 - May 25, 2019) William Lynn Weaver a native of Knoxville, Tennessee retired as Chief of Surgery at North Carolina Veteran's Administration Medical Center, Fayetteville, NC in November 2018. He served as Senior Associate Dean at Ross University School of Medicine, Dominica Campus in Roseau, Dominica West Indies, as Interim Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Sciences and Chair of Surgery. Formerly, he served as Professor, Chair and Residency Program Director of Surgery at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA. William Lynn Weaver was a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and served in leadership positions on several prestigious organizations (American Surgical Association, Atlanta Medical Association, Heritage Fund of the Atlanta Medical Association, National Medical Association, Southern Surgical Association, Society of Black Academic Surgeons). Weaver attended Meharry Medical College in Nashville, TN where he received his medical degree (1978). His training in General Surgery included a surgical internship at the Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center in Denver, CO (1979) and his residency was completed at Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA (1983). He served as a Major in the United States Army Medical Corps and as Chief of General Surgery Service at Blanchfield Army Medical Center, Fort Campbell, KY. His undergraduate education was completed at Howard University College of Pharmacy, Washington, DC (1974).

He is survived by his beloved wife, Kathryn Anderson Weaver, three sons Dr. Kibwe (Sylvrine) Aziwike and Jwyanza Weaver, two daughters Kimberly Olajumoke Weaver and Dr. Kimberly Hammond (Leon), adopted daughter Lakisha Bentley, four grand-children (Khary, Karnell, Kibwe Jr., and Vivian), one brother Wayne (Susan) Weaver and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, God-children and many close friends.

A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, June 30, 2019 at 1:00PM at Morehouse School of Medicine, National Center for Primary Care, Louis W. Sullivan Auditorium, 720 Westview Drive SW, Atlanta, GA 30310.

In lieu of flowers, send donations to The Heritage Fund, Atlanta Medical Association, William Lynn Weaver Scholarship Fund, 208 Hawthorne Place, Fayetteville, GA 30214. Call (404) 586-0385 or email executivedirectorama@gmail.com for additional information.

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Published in Knoxville News Sentinel on Jun. 1, 2019.
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June 24, 2019
Dr. Weaver was an exceptional surgeon and a caring man. May the good that he planted during his journey with us continue to thrive.

~Craig F. Copeland, M.D.
June 4, 2019
Sorry for the loss of Mr. Weaver. A wonderful person. He will be missed. The family is in our prayers.
Shirley Lundy
Class of 67
Shirley Lundy
June 2, 2019
I never met this man face to face. I heard his football story about his father and brother on the Public Broadcasting Station (PBS) one morning. I was touched and I wanted to reach out and thank him for being strong enough to let the rest of us hear that true story. I heard he worked for the Department of Veterans Affairs, so I looked him up and sent him an email. He responded and I called him. We talked for a few minutes about my busy schedule and my daughter being in the band. He was so sincere in his message. He left me with this message "never miss a band performance or anything else she does. Your daughter will remember that you were always there." He said, "Let her talk listen more." He was right.
Mr Weaver, you spent a few minutes talking to a total stranger. You changed my life.
Andrea Luke
June 1, 2019
Our sincerest condolences. Precious memories from Mechanicsville.
Debra Agnew and Family
June 1, 2019
It was such a shock to hear of Lynn's transition. He was a very dear friend and classmate at West High School Knoxville TN. Although I was a year ahead, we did take some classes together. We rode the bus to and from school with other our friends and did the walk to our perspective homes . Lynn was a kind, personable, caring and astute person. He was willing to help whenever needed.
To the family, my deepest sympathy. May God strengthen and keep you. God bless. H. Sheila (Greely)Quick -Knoxville,TN
Sheila Quick
May 31, 2019
Sorry for your loss
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