George William Weems
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George William Weems
  • October 27, 1924 - July 17, 2017
  • Lutz, Florida

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George William Weems, age 92 passed away at his home in Wesley Chapel, FL on July 17, 2017. Born to William “Bill” Weems and Emma Louise Cloyd on October 27, 1924, in Hereford, Texas. George was a proud veteran from the Korean War where he served as a Marine fighter pilot. Mr. Weems was a man of many talents. He was a master bridge player, skilled golfer, and excellent carpenter. He worked as an air-traffic controller for the F.A.A. before taking early retirement in order to build his life-long dream: a 44’ ferro-cement sailboat. He was active in his church, River of Life, and was a Godly influence on his family. He was preceeded in death by his mother, Emma Louise Cloyd; father William “Bill” Weems; wife, Audrey Anne Weems; and brother, Don Weems of Sioux City, IA. He is survived by daughter, Sandra (Harvey) Ellick; son, David (Cindy) Fountain; daughter, Marianne (Wayne) Rudzewicz; and daughter, Karen (Glenn) Duvall; 6 grand-children, and 8 great grand-children. Special thanks go to his amazing caregivers Esther Soto, Amanda Walters, Tara Ramsamooj, Lyn Lindsay, and Marianne Smith. The family will receive friends for Visitation Friday, July 21, 2017 between 1 and 2 PM at Garden of Memories Funeral Home 4207 East Lake Avenue, Tampa. Services will begin at 2 PM at the funeral home, followed by Interment at Garden of Memories Cemetery.