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Jimmie Dean Weaver Jr., 72, of Duncan, OK, passed away on Aug. 19, 2017, at Integris Hospice House in Oklahoma City.
Jim was buried Aug. 20 at Carnegie Cemetery after a visitation at Ray and Martha's Funeral Home.
There will be a Memorial Service at 2 p.m. Aug. 27 at Heritage Oaks Church of the Nazarene, 4501 West Beech Ave, Duncan, Ok 73533.
Jim was born on July 10, 1945, to Jimmie Sr., and Rhama (Eudaley) Weaver in Carnegie, OK. He grew up helping his father farm and build houses in Carnegie and graduated from Carnegie High School in 1963. After briefly toying with the idea of farming, Jim ultimately graduated from Southwestern Oklahoma State Univ. and went on to earn a Ph.D. in chemistry from Oklahoma State Univ. While doing a post-doc at the Univ. of Georgia, he went on a blind date with and eventually married Brenda Faye Smith on 28 Nov. 1975 in Dublin, GA. Jim and Brenda both worked for Halliburton Energy Services in Duncan, OK; Jim had a long and remarkable career.  He was an active member and servant of the Oak Avenue (now Heritage Oaks) Church of the Nazarene. Jim will be missed by all who knew him.
Jim was preceded in the death by his parents, Jimmie and Rhama Weaver; parents-in-law, Ralph and Blanche Smith; brother, Joe Weaver; and brother-in-law, Jerry Akin.
Survivors include his wife, Brenda of Duncan; children, Gina Yount (Bil) of Piedmont; Jimmie Weaver III (Rachel) of Stillwater; Jana Pennock (Brad) of Yukon; grandchildren, Rachel Bohinski (Zack) of Hungtingdon, PA; William and Soren Yount;  Ella, Aubrey, James, and Oliver Weaver; and Fletcher Pennock; siblings, John Paul Weaver (Kaye) of Carnegie; Jayne Lee (Lynden) of Edmond; Jeanne Akin of OKC; Joanna Bogle (Richard) of Wichita Falls, TX; siblings-in-law, Cathey Weaver of Hideaway, TX;  Marie Darsey (Howard) of Sandersville, GA; Ralph Smith (Kay) of Macon, GA; and a host of nieces and nephews, cousins, and aunts and uncles.
Jim was diagnosed with liver disease, caused by a genetic deficiency, in July 2016. While he was accepted onto the transplant list, he was not able to receive a kidney-liver transplant in time to save his life. Please consider becoming an organ donor so that others who suffered from such diseases may be saved.
In lieu of flowers, we ask that you consider donating to one of the three children who have significant medical needs. To find links and information about these children, please visit Jim's online obituary at https://goo.gl/4ZBJkk
Under the direction of Ray & Martha's Funeral Home, Carnegie, OK
Published on August 25, 2017
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