Douglas P. Weaver Jr., 88

MARCH 5, 1925-AUG. 26, 2013

August 27, 2013
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Douglas Powell Weaver Jr., 88, of

Hagerstown, Md., passed away Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Born March 5, 1925, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Douglas Powell Weaver Sr. and Ruth Humelsine Weaver.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving in the Naval Armed Guard in both the Atlantic and Pacific theaters during World War II.

He was employed by Hagerstown Lumber Co. as a cabinetmaker for 43 years, retiring in 1990.

Douglas was a member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church for 46 years.

He loved to attend and support the Hagerstown Suns, and was actively involved with Scouting.

He was a life member of Funkstown American Legion Post 211.

He played semiprofessional football with the Hagerstown Marketeers from 1946 to 1950.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Cleo Rachel Brunner Weaver; two sons, Douglas Powell Weaver III of Alexandria, Va., and Kim Curtis Weaver and wife, Tina, of Hagerstown; a brother, James W. "Bill" Weaver of Hagerstown; five grandchildren, Jessica A. Parris and husband, Tim, of Sterling, Va., Keith Weaver and wife, Lindsey, of New Kent, Va., Christopher Weaver and wife, Virlynd, of Portland, Ore., Dustin Weaver and wife, Angela, of Martinsburg, W.Va., and Nathan Weaver of Hagerstown; six great-grandchildren, Maeve, Lily, Keegan, Sophia, Annabella and Isla; and a number of nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by a sister, Doris Tracy; and two brothers, Jack Weaver and Bob Weaver.

Funeral services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Randall Reid will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown. Military honors will be conducted at the grave site by Morris Frock American Legion Post 42.

The family will receive friends Friday one hour before the service at the funeral home.

The family requests the omission of flowers. Donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

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