Jerry Mack Weaver

Jerry Mack Weaver

July 14, 80, Grantham

Jerry Mack Weaver, 80, peacefully passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family. Born in Wayne County on May 14, 1940, he was the son of the late Royal Worth Weaver, Sr. and Maude Langston Weaver.

Jerry was a lifelong farmer in the Grantham community. He took great pride in tending the land the Lord made him the steward of. Jerry was a longtime supporter of the Boy Scouts of America, serving over 18 years as an Assistant Scoutmaster and Scoutmaster, as well as and raising two Eagle Scouts. He also received several scouting accolades, including the Silver Beaver and District of America Award. Jerry was a public servant of his community through the Grantham Fire Department and Rescue Squad and the Grantham Grange. He served on the Ag Carolina Farm Credit Board for over 10 years. Jerry was a devoted and faithful member of Falling Creek Baptist Church.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, July 18, 2020 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. in the fellowship hall of Falling Creek Baptist Church followed by a service to celebrate his life in the sanctuary at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Robert Ellis officiating. Interment will follow at Wayne Memorial Park.

Jerry is survived by his wife of 58 years, Margaret Ellen Weaver; children, Elton Bryan Weaver, Lori Ellen Weaver, and Vincent Jerry Weaver; grandchildren, Dustin Shane Weaver, Travis Reed Weaver, Eliza Weaver Gingras and husband, Brian, Veda Ellen Craig, Amy Leah Weaver and Zachary Ryan Weaver; six great-grandchildren; siblings, Phyllis Reaves and husband, Bobby Dan and Delmar Weaver and wife, Ann; special nephew, Jason Reaves and wife, Kim; his adopted son, Pablo Salazar and wife, Maria; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Royal Worth Weaver, II.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Falling Creek Baptist Church, 498 Falling Creek Church Road, Goldsboro, NC 27530.

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