Weevie, Ivan Bruce (Summerville)

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Ivan Bruce Weevie, 80, of Summerville, Georgia, died on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at Floyd Medical Center.

Mr. Weevie was born Oct. 4, 1932, in Rushville, In., the son of the late Raymond Jack and Nellie Fox Weevie. Mr. Weevie was a graduate of Inidana School For The Blind. He was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church. Mr. Weevie was a past member of Chattooga County Civil Defense, the C B Club, where his handle was Bicycle Red, and the Odd Fellows of Indianapolis, In. He was a member of the Chattooga Council of the Blind, North Georgia Talking Book Club, and the Chattooga County Historical Society. He was retired from Harriett and Henderson Cotton Mill , where he had worked for 47 years. He loved to fish, cane chairs, and listen to his short wave radio. 

Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Patsy Posey Weevie; son, Joseph Weevie; brother, Russell Weevie; and a sister, Nellie Fox

Survivors include his son, Randy Weevie and Lynn Lewis; and a brother, Charlie Weevie, Lynn, In.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a. m. on Thursday, Feb. 14,  at Mason Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Ed Skoretz officiating. 

Burial will follow in Greenhills Memory Gardens. Active pallbearers will be Alex Covrig, Chuck Helton, Jerry Miller, Robert Kinney, and Dennis Stokeley. Honorary pallbearers will be all members of the Seventh Day Adventist Church, members of the Chattooga Council For The Blind, and former employees of Harriett and Henderson Cotton Mill.

Mr. Weevie will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13. 


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