Weaver, Bobby Lee (LaFayette)

Friday, October 13, 2017

Bobby Lee Weaver, 62, of LaFayette, passed away on Wednesday, October 11, 2017.

He enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting, and playing cards.

He was preceded in death his parents, Pete and Jenny Weaver; and brother, Gary T. Weaver Sr.

He is survived by his loving wife, Brenda Weaver of LaFayette; daughters, Misty (Art) Williams of Illinois and Breonna (Scott) Peters of Chickamauga; sons, Brian Weaver of LaFayette and Pete (Krysten) Weaver of McDonough, GA; five grandchildren, two great grandchildren; sisters, Elaine (George) Davis of Rossville and Lou Weaver of LaFayette; brothers, Danny (Matilda) Weaver Sr. and Greg “Reecee” Weaver, both of LaFayette; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 14, in the Wilbanks Memorial Chapel with special friends, Fuzzy Weaver and Terry Ridley officiating.

Interment will be in LaFayette City Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Matthew Paige, Austin Peters, Dennis Watts, Art Williams, Bubba Bailey, and Nikita Kovalevskiy.

Visitation will be from 6–9 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.

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