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“In loving memory of your good friend Sam Bauman. I was grief stricken when I learned of your death ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Sam - Good friends

“Ms. Dottie and family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in this time of great loss. Mr. Herman was an amazing man. He was...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Lynn Neer - Orlando, FL

“There are so many thoughts and stories about Herman and I would not even know where to begin. He was such an inspiration for us and our children. He...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: The Lawson Family - ormond beach, FL

“I first met Herman in 1994 and he induced me to commute to Daytonna from Boca Raton for 4 years. He had a ready sense of humor when the situation...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: George Inhofer - Boca Raton, FL

“Herman touch the lives of so many and will be greatly missed. We send our prayers of strength and love to the Weist Family. Love, Nancy &...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: NANCY FLOWERS - LOUISVILLE, KY

“Our deepest condolence. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Jill and Eric Willis - FL

“To Mrs. Dottie and Family, I have enjoyed getting to know Mr. Herman over the last few years. My dad Jimmy would always bring him to our shop and I...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: NICHOLE MARGESON - Orlando, FL

“The staff of Baldwin Fairchild Funeral Homes wishes to extend their deepest sympathy to the family and friends during this difficult time. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Homes East Altamonte Chapel - FL


HERMAN C. WEIST, born May 2, 1918, to October 31, 2009, a resident of Longwood, FL, was born and raised in Louisville, KY. He joined the Navy at 17 and served on the ship that was sent to the Pacific to search for Amelia Earhart and continued serving during WWII as a Naval Chief Petty Officer aboard the USS Lexington in the Pacific theatre. Herman was a man of many interests and many careers. After the war, he returned to Louisville and became a prominent businessman, inventor, film producer and yacht builder. He owned many businesses (Nupak Inc., TMC Inc., Deltona Marine to name a few), the last of which was Weist Industries of Louisville, KY. He was the holder for many patents for sophisticated medical equipment and innovative plastic bag manufacturing machinery. He is survived by his beloved wife of 48 years, Dottie Weist; their two children, Paul Weist of Orlando, FL and Brenda Weist Sproat of Tampa, FL; their son-in-law Jeff Sproat; 3 granddaughters, Cammie, Sarah and Ciera Weist; and 2 grandsons, Jason and Adam Sproat. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to: Hospice of the Comforter , 480 W. Central Parkway, Altamonte Springs, FL 32714. Visitation and service will be held for Mr. Weist at Baldwin Fairchild Funeral Home located at the East Altamonte Chapel, 994 East Altamonte Drive, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701 on November 2 from 5 – 7 PM. Memorial service will be held at Tuesday, November 3, at 12 Noon at the funeral home. Please sign the guestbook at www.baldwinfairchild.com.