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WESTON, FREDERICK, JR. - born June 26, 1944 departed this life April 19, 2012 at 2:03 pm in his home in Louisville surrounded by his wife, daughters, family and friends, he was lovingly passed into his heavenly home. His love for life, family and his strong will allowed him to brave his brief nine month battle with lung cancer. He will be remembered as a vibrant, awesome man with an incredible personality, big smile and contagious laugh. After moving his family to Blount County July 30, 1976, he began the journey of becoming a well known and loved resident. He started his own plumbing business in 1987 "Fred Weston Plumbing" and became an even more present figure in the community. He strongly believed in giving of himself to his community. He was born in Troy, NY and raised in Clifton Park, NY by the late Frederick Weston, Sr. and Stella Weston. He was a Vietnam Veteran serving in the United States Navy Sea Bee's and retired from the Air National Guard. Fred was preceded in death by: father, Frederick Weston Sr.; brother, Tommy Belcher; sister-in-law, Susie Weston; grandmother-in-law, Lassie Mae (Mamaw) Stair. Survivors include: wife, Debbie Weston; son, Freddie Weston; son and daughter-in-law, Jimmy and Stephanie Weston, and grandsons, Brandon and Kevin; daughter and son-in-law, Lori and Charles Stewart, and grandchildren, T.J., Lindsey, Matt and Anna; daughter and son-in-law, Joie and Burt Hensley; mother, Stella Weston; brother, Jimmy Weston and nephews, Brandon and Jess; sister and brother-in-law, Chrissy and Chris Eberhart. Thank you to his cousins and our wonderful friends for their hours of help in sitting with him and helping Debbie around the house. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to: East Tennessee Technology Access Center Inc. in memory of Fred Weston specifically to benefit Veterans, 116 Childress St., Knoxville, TN 37920 (equipment available at no cost to veteran and family), Cancer Institute @ UT Medical Center or Dorothy Stephens Fund, 2121 Medical Center Way, Suite 110, Knoxville, TN 37920. Celebration of Life will be at 2:00 PM, Sunday, May 6, 2012 at Louisville Town Hall with Rev. Bill Shelton officiating. A gathering of friends will immediately follow the service. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.SmithMaryville.com.
My brother Fred Weston
Posted 4/29/2012 8:03pm by Chrissey Eberhardt.
FREDERICK WESTON Jr.