James Thomas Weaver Sr., 87, of 4935 Allensville Road, Roxboro, passed away on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at Duke Regional Hospital.
Mr. Weaver was born Oct. 4, 1931 in Person County, son of the late Lonnie Johnson Weaver and Eva Oakley Weaver and was husband of 69 years to the late Jane Matilda Robinson Weaver. He was retired as a self-employed farmer and was a member of Allensville United Methodist Church where he sang in the choir and also in the Quartet.
Mr. Weaver enjoyed listening to and making music, watching NASCAR, hunting, and spending time with his family. He was a member of the Gideons, Board of Directors for the N.C. Pork Producers Association where he was awarded Outstanding Pork Producer in 1991, and Person County Farm Bureau.
Surviving are four children, James T. “Jimmy” Weaver, Jr. (Deborah) of Semora, Susan Lynch (Kenny) of Graham, Steven Weaver (Tammy) and Lori Jane Weaver, all of Roxboro; 11 grandchildren, Chris “C.J.” Weaver (Lori Ann), Katherine Scott (Phillip), Angie Corbett (Steven), Kenny Lynch, Renee Lynch, Cory Lynch, Autumn Roberson (Ken), Jessica Flanders (Jon), Hannah Stone (Justin), Katie Morse and Rebekah Weaver; 12 great grandchildren, Sara Weaver, Scott Grant, Thomas Weaver, Jojo Scott, Ricky Snead, Christian Corbett, Easton Link, Arianna Corbett, Amber Flanders, Landon Rodriguez, Baylee Jane Stone and Alana Cruz; great-great grandchild, Briley Grant; and sister, Shirley Yarbrough.
In addition to his parents and wife, Mr. Weaver is preceded in death by a great granddaughter, Crystal Grant; and sister, Dorothy Wilson.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, at Allensville United Methodist Church with the Rev. Lindsey Collins officiating. Interment will follow in the Person Memorial Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Keith Brann, Ricky Brann, Barry Gentry, Justin Stone, Chris Weaver and Larry Weaver. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be, Bobby Brann, Wilbur “Stump” Brann, Pee Wee Harris, Dennis McCullough, Bobby Oakley, Bill Oakley, Coy Oakley, Lee Oakley, Mark Yarbrough and Mitch Yarbrough.
Flowers are acceptable or memorial contributions may be made to Allensville United Methodist Church, 80 Dirgie Mine Road, Roxboro, NC 27574 or The Gideons, P.O. Box 1028, Roxboro, NC 27573.
Arrangements are by Strickland and Jones Memorial Funeral Services, 1810 Durham, Road, Roxboro, NC 27573. Online condolences may be made at stricklandandjonesfs.com.