Lewis “Woody” Weber

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Lewis “Woody” Weber, 84, Sheldon, Mo., formerly of Nevada, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, at the VA Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. Woody was born on July 16, 1936, in Moundville, Mo., to Lewis Daniel and Marzie Ethelene (Cocke) Weber. He married Patricia O’Neal in Grove, Okla., on Feb. 2, 2000, and she preceded him in death in 2009.

Woody grew up on a farm near Moundville, Mo., and attend Hackberry Country School near Moundville and graduated from Nevada High School Class of 1954. He served in the U. S. Army and was stationed at Ladd Air Force Base in Alaska. Woody came home to Moundville to farm and later went to work at Sears in Nevada. He also worked for soft drink businesses in Kansas City and Nevada then went into the grocery store business in Nevada and Fort Scott, Kan., for over 25 years until retirement.

Survivors include three children, Cindy Thomas and her husband, Arthur, Rich Hill, Mo., Loyd Weber and his wife, Debbie, Aledo, Texas, and Mindy Starbuck and her husband, Gary, Sheldon; 12 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Verna Helen Steele, Springfield, Mo.; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his wife, Patricia, he was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Gary Weber in 1975; three brothers, Claude, Pete, and Danny Weber; one sister, Lois Weber; one grandchild, Carmen Starbuck; and two great-grandchildren, Devin Ellifrits and Hannah Lamb.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 8, at Ferry Funeral Home, in Nevada. Interment with Military Honors will follow in Deerfield Cemetery, Deerfield, Mo.

Those who wish may donate in Woody’s memory to the Parkinson’s Foundation in care of Ferry Funeral Home.

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