Roscoe Weaver, 92

Roscoe Weaver, 92, formerly of rural North Manchester, died at 11:55 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, at Wellbrooke of Wabash. 

He was born May 11, 1925, in LaFontaine, to Ernest  and Kitty Belle (Ellers) Weaver.

Roscoe was a LaFontaine High School graduate and a U.S. Army veteran serving during World War II.  He married Mercedes JoAnne Weaver in Richvalley, on Sept. 30, 1950; she died Aug. 9, 2016. 

He retired from General Tire in Wabash, and was a member of the St. Peters United Church of Christ in Urbana.  Roscoe enjoyed fishing, woodworking, gardening, working with horses, and collecting coins, pocketknives, and guns. 

He is survived by three sons, David (Jackie) Weaver of Roann, Douglas (Julie) Weaver of Elkhart, Indiana, and Dean (Terri) Weaver of North Manchester; nine grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and his brother, Donald (Ida Mae) Weaver of Speicherville. 

He was also preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Russell and Richard Weaver, two sisters, Ruth Miller, and Marjorie Yancey, half brother Carl Benbow, and his great-granddaughter, Olivia Weaver.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, at St. Peters United Church of Christ, in Urbana, with the Rev. Larry Wade officiating.  Burial will be in Half Acre Cemetery, Urbana.  Friends may call 4-8 pm Monday, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave.,Wabash.

Preferred memorial is Break the Grey Ministry.

The memorial guest book for Roscoe may be signed at


Posted on 2017 Aug 25