Aug 102011

Thomas Taylor “Tom” Weaver, 70, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, in Overgaard, surrounded by his family. Private services are being handled through Owens Livingston Mortuary of Snowflake.

He was born Nov. 2, 1940, in Seminole, Okla., to Thomas Lindsay Weaver and Mabel Ruth Stewart Weaver.

Tom was a wonderful husband and father. He was married to his sweetheart Pat for 53 years.

He served for four years in the U.S. Navy.

Tom’s favorite pastime was to go to the casinos and have a Bud while gambling.

He will be missed.

Survivors include his wife, Pat of Overgaard; a daughter, Margaret Dahlgren of Overgaard; a granddaughter, Stephanie Purcell of Phoenix; two great grandchildren, John Franklin Purcell and Thomas Alexander Purcell, both of Snowflake; and two siblings, John Lynn Weaver and Janeen Downing, both of Avondale.

He was preceded in death by a son, Thomas Taylor Weaver II; and a sister, Glenda Carlon.