Marion C. Weaver of Waynesboro, VA went to be with the Lord on September 29, 2021. He was born October 2, 1930, a son of Franklin and Katie Grove Weaver. Marion was a lifelong resident of Augusta County and a member of the Springdale Mennonite Church. He married Jean Wenger on April 12, 1950, who preceded him in death on May 4, 2011. He is survived by two sons: Maynard (Gayle) and Sidney (Tammy), five grandchildren: Kendra, Darren, Brian, Bradley, Brent and ten great grandchildren.
Also surviving are three brothers: Oliver (Freda), Dwight (Judy), Daniel (Frances) and three sisters: Alice (Charles Boppe, deceased), Magdalene (James Brenneman), Orpha (Darrell Beyeler, deceased) all residents of Augusta County except Dwight, who is of New Jersey.
An ordained minister, Marion was part of the Hildebrand Mennonite Church for 27 years. He served on several Virginia Mennonite Conference boards for 28 years and sang with the Rockingham Male Chorus for 14 years.
Employed by his father, at age 14, Marion hauled milk from farms to processing plants in Staunton for 14 years. He was employed by Driver Heating Oil Co. for 50 years, part time, in oil delivery and burner service. On his farm Marion raised poultry, cattle, strawberries, and bunnies, and was a beekeeper for 50 years. He was an avid gardener up until the end.
Jesus says, “Come unto me all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.”
Following a private family burial, a Memorial Service will be conducted at 11:00 A. M., Monday, October 4, 2021 at Springdale Mennonite Church with Pastor Kevin Goertzen officiating.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 P.M. Sunday, October 3, 2021 at Charlton and Groome Funeral Home, 619 Lifecore Dr., Fishersville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be mailed to the Mennonite Central Committee at MCC US, 21 South 12th St., P O Box 500, Akron, PA 17501, or online at MCC.org, or by phone 717-859-1151
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