Graveside services for Walter L. Weaver, Jr., 85, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, January 9, 2017 at Oak Lawn Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mr. Weaver passed away at 4:15 a.m., Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at his home.
He was born March 17, 1931, at Xenia, Illinois, to W. L. Weaver, Sr. and Lela M. Weaver. Mr. Weaver was a veteran, having retired from the United States Army after twenty-three years of service. He owned and operated Ozark Country Antiques in West Plains.
He is survived by three children, Dwayne Weaver and wife, Michele, Falls Church, Virginia, Barbara Nix and husband, Joe, West Plains and Bill Weaver, West Plains; one step-daughter, Shirley Collins and husband, Vern, West Plains; two grandsons; four granddaughters, four great-granddaughters; ten step-grandchildren; thirty-three step-great-grandchildren; twenty step-great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Doris Mae Thompson, Louisville, Illinois; and one brother, Charles Weaver and wife, Diane, Borger, Texas.
His parents, wives, six siblings, one step-daughter and three step-sons, precede him in death.
Visitation will be from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m., Sunday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Campaign for the National Museum of the United States Army, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.