William B. “Billy” (aka Spoon Man) Weaver, 56, of Mansfield, went to be with the Lord on February 25, 2015, after an extended illness.
He was born on August 8, 1958, in Shelby, to Bernard S. H. and Mary H. (Snay) Weaver. He retired from GM after almost 30 years, and was known for being one of the best crane operators. He took his work seriously, and it showed. Thank you Billy, for the legacy of your beautiful grandchildren, your humbling spirit, and the memories. He loved his family and they loved him and will greatly miss him. He had previously belonged to Amvets and Masons. He loved music and played the spoons and the saxophone. He also enjoyed boxing,
Along with his mother, Mary Helen Weaver of Crestline, he is survived by his wife, Connie Weaver; his daughter, Amanda Kathleen (Lenny K.) Lewis of Mansfield; six grandchildren, Presley, Jordon, Isabella, Wyatt, Natalie, and Laney; and nine siblings, David (Jennie) Weaver of Hillsboro, Louise (Dan) Bergquist of Salt Lake City, UT, Teddy (Brenda) Weaver of Shelby, Jeanne (Bill) Beckett of Galion, Mark Weaver of Saline, MI, Jim (Terri) Weaver of Mansfield, Jenny (Kevin) Baker of Owensboro, KY, and Kenny Weaver and Kathi (Ric) Biglin, both of Crestline.
Billy was preceded in death by his father, Bernard Weaver; his grandson, Emery Lewis; and one brother, Stephen Weaver.
Calling hours will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at Werner-Gompf Funeral Services, LTD., 1106 Park Avenue East (St. Rt. 430E), Mansfield. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. with Reverend Danny Rogers officiating. Burial will be in Mansfield Cemetery.
Online condolences may be made at www.wernergompf.com