2009-07-16 / Obituaries

Edgar C. Weicht

Crystal Spring, 79

Edgar C. Weicht, 79, Crystal Spring, died Tuesday, July 7, 2009 at Pennknoll Village.

He was born September 15, 1929, in Everett, Pa., a son of the late William E. and Mae F. (Barkman) Weicht. He was united in marriage to the former Vera Ruby (Price) Weicht. She preceded him in death on November 2, 1976.

He is survived by three children: Sharon E., married to Andrew Wilson, Everett; Daniel E. Weicht, married to Cindy (Clark), Everett; Samuel L. Weicht, married to Janet (Sigel), Everett; longtime companion: Virginia Smith of Crystal Spring and her daughters: Diane Smith and friend Mike Ritchey; Deborah, married to Allen Spade; 15 grandchildren: Casey, Zane and Joshua Weicht, Naomi Weyant, Mindi Weicht, Veronica and Dustin Wilson, Samantha and Alexis Weicht, Jason, Bryan and Kelsey Shaw, Ashley Smith, Renee and Allison Spade; 15 great-grandchildren whom he loved dearly; sisters: Martha V. Stocklas, New Egypt, N.J.; Emily J. Meriwether, Yardley, Pa.; Faye R. Smith, Annville, Pa.; Donna M. Foor, Everett; and Barbara A. Crager, Orlando, Fla

He was preceded in death by a son: William D. Weicht and the following brothers and sisters: Iva C. Price, Sgt. Ellis R. Weicht, Charles W. Weicht, Zona J. White, Frances P. Paul, Bernard F. Weicht, Oscar L. Weicht and infant siblings: Doris and John.

He served in the United States Marine Corps, having served in active duty from 1947- 1950 and from 1950-1951.

He was employed for New Enterprise Stone and Lime Co. as a heavy equipment operator for 27 years until his retirement. He was also a self-employed logger and farmer.

He was a life member of Everett American Legion Post No. 8.

He enjoyed hunting, farming and going to Kelly's with the grandsons.

Funeral services were held on Friday, July 10, 2009, at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel at Akers Funeral Home. Pastor Curtis Bryant officiated. Burial was on the family farm in West Providence Township, Everett.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Mr. Weicht to the American Cancer Society.

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