James L. "Jim" Weaver Sr.

Born: Thu., May 28, 1942
Died: Fri., Feb. 15, 2013


5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., Feb. 19, 2013
Location: New Hebron Baptist Church

Celebration of Life

10:30 AM Wed., Feb. 20, 2013
Location: New Hebron Baptist Church

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James L. “Jim” Weaver Sr., 70, of rural Oblong, Illinois passed away on Friday February 15, 2013, at 7:18 pm at his residence.
Born in Robinson, Illinois, on May 28, 1942, he was the son of William Henry Weaver and Bonnie Ellen (Rich) Weaver. On September 3, 1959, he married Barbara Ann Matheney, who survives. Jim was a caster at the Briggs Pottery, Robinson, Illinois for 32 years, retiring in 1999.

He was a member of the New Hebron Baptist Church, New Hebron, Illinois; and the Crawford County Coon Club. Jim raised coon dogs; loved coon hunting; barrel racing on horses; car racing; he was avid NASCAR fan; playing golf; and talking on the CB radio. Jim loved spending time with his children and grandchildren. The family always did things as a family. Jim’s motto was “if the kids weren’t allowed there - he shouldn’t be there”.

Jim is survived by his wife Barbara Weaver of Oblong, Illinois; his four children daughter Jamie Mullins of Robinson, Illinois and his three sons and daughters-in-laws James L.” Jim” Weaver Jr. and wife Lisa Weaver of Haubstadt, Indiana, Bryan and Michele Weaver of Robinson, Illinois, and Brent A. and Angie Weaver of Kennard, Indiana; eight grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; a brother Gary Weaver of Dix, Illinois; and several nieces and nephews.

Preceding him in death were his parents; and three brothers Billy, Floyd and Wilmer Weaver.

A Celebration of Jim’s life will be held at 10:30 am, Wednesday February 20, 2013 at the New Hebron Baptist Church, 6732 N. 1075th St. Robinson, Illinois. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery, north of Palestine, Illinois. Visitation will be held on Tuesday February 19, 2012, from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm at the New Hebron Baptist Church. Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong, Illinois is in charge of the arrangements.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the Good Samaritan Hospice Care with envelopes at the church or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home P.O. Box 121 Oblong, Illinois 62449. Expressions of sympathy or memories may be sent to funeralhome@oblongfuneralhome.com

Charitable donations may be made in James's memory to the following organization:

Good Samaritan Hospice Care
601 South 9th Street, Vincennes, IN 47591
Tel: 812-885-8035

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Steve Tracy
   Posted Wed February 20, 2013
Jim,Brent & family-
So sorry to hear of Jim's passing. I always enjoyed working with him and you guys too. I am just happy knowing he is not suffering anymore!

Take care,
Steve Tracy

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