Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

November 28, 2012

Larry Weaver


Corsicana Daily Sun

— Larry Weaver of Corsicana passed away Monday, Nov. 26, 2012. He was 57.  

Larry was born May 13, 1955 in Houston to Hollice and Vicki Weaver.  

Following his graduation from the United States Air Force Academy in 1977, Larry became a helicopter pilot specializing in search and rescue missions. During his time in the service, he achieved the rank of Major before retiring in 1994. Larry and his family moved to Corsicana in 1995 where he became a dedicated member of Northside Baptist Church, serving as a deacon, Sunday school teacher, and chairman of the pastoral search committee. He found a passion for spreading the word of God through his work with the Corsicana camp of Gideons International. A lifelong teacher, Larry began the Junior ROTC program at Corsicana High School and later became the Dean of Arts, Science and Humanities at Navarro College where he recently retired.

He is preceded in death by father, Hollice Weaver.

Survivors include his wife, Susan Weaver of Corsicana; son, Patrick Weaver and wife Terri of Midlothian; daughter, Stephanie Weaver of Houston; granddaughter, Gwenyth Weaver of Midlothian; mother, Vicki Weaver of Tyler; brother, Keith Weaver and wife Denise of Tyler; father-in-law, Sam Slaydon and wife Billie of Lufkin; brother-in-law, Robert Slaydon and wife Cathy of Midlothian; brother-in-law, Michael Slaydon and wife Lisa of Plymouth, Ind.; sister-in-law, Sherri Due and husband Keith of Rockwall; and numerous nieces and nephews.  

Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home in Corsicana.

Services will begin at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 at Northside Baptist Church with Pastor Rick Lamb officiating. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Byron Cook, Mike Cox, Brad Haynie, Richard Tate, Noel Webster and James Wright.

Honorary Pallbearers are members of the Corsicana camp of Gideons International.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Gideons International or to the Northside Baptist Church building fund.

An online guest book is available at www.griffin-roughton.com by selecting the Larry Weaver obituary.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home, Corsicana.