Charles James Weber
Charles James Weber
  • September 11, 1936 - October 28, 2017
  • Kansas City, Missouri

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A life well lived, (My Way) ended on Saturday, October 28, 2017, Charles “Chuck” James Weber, Jr., 81, of Kansas City, MO, passed away at home with family and friends at his side. Chuck was born on September 11, 1936 in the Northeast bottoms. He was raised by his grandparents, John and Tonka Petrusich, and graduated from Glennon High School in 1954.

Chuck was a dedicated Kansas City resident. He was an activist in establishing neighborhood organizations. He was the founder of the Gracemor/Randolph Corners Neighborhood Council and the Clay Brook Homes Association. He was one of the “Founding Fathers and First Commissioner of the Suburban Boys Little League Football program and also brought T-Ball to Kansas City. Chuck served on the Kansas City, Missouri City Council (1st District at Large) from May 1, 1987 to April 10, 1995. He was instrumental in removing the toll from the Broadway Bridge, for gaining the funding to re-build the Chouteau Bridge, for developing Kansas City’s Curb-Side Recycling program and the Shoal Creek TIF. While being the 1st District’s Councilman, Chuck served on the Planning and Zoning Committee, which was responsible for the early development of subdivisions, sewer lines and water lines, along with improving fire and ambulance response time in the Northland. He was also instrumental in establishing the HazMat Unit of the Kansas City Fire Department. Although, to Chuck, his greatest accomplishment was serving on the City Council. He was also employed by the Kansas City Power and Light Company for 40 years.

Chuck is survived by his wife, Linda, of 43 years; his 2 children, Debbie (Arnie) Mall and Charles James (Dana) Weber III; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Family will receive friends 5:00 to 7:00pm, Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at White Chapel Funeral Home, 6600 NE Antioch Rd., Gladstone, MO 64119. Memorial Service will start at 7:00pm.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the wonderful services of Crossroads Hospice, 9237 Ward Parkway, Ste. 300, Kansas City, MO 64114.