Jack J.L. Weir


Jack “J.L.” Weir, 82, of Eldorado, passed away January 7, 2017 in Harrisburg, IL


J.L. was born in Galatia on May 8, 1934 to the late Loyle and Laura Mae (Peyton) Weir. J.L. was a member of the Eldorado VFW Post 3479, a member of the Eldorado Men's Club. He worked on concrete construction.


On January 17, 1954 he married the former Eva Jean Cummings, and they were married for 61 years, she preceded him in death on April 5, 2015.


He is survived by his children: a son John Weir (Trina Irwin) of Eldorado, two daughters: Gayla Robinson of Lakeland, FL and Linda Hayes of Eldorado. He is also survived by six grandchildren: Cristin (Ryan) Townsend of Eldorado, Lucas Weir of Eldorado, Dustin (Jackie) Robinson of Lakeland, FL, Amanda Robinson of Lakeland FL, P.J. Hayes (Ashley Sherwin) of Harrisburg and Laura Hayes ( Tyler Mayberry) of Eldorado and five great grandchildren: Carter Townsend, Tanner Townsend, Dalton Robinson and Aubree Mayberry and Jackson Hayes. He is also survived by sevaral nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his sister-in-laws June Shearer, Wanda (Billy) Burklow and Karen Cummings andHe was preceded in death by his mother and father-in-law Gayle and Eva(Hall) Cummings. He was also preceded in death by two brother-in-laws: Gayle Cummings Jr and Marv Shearer.


Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at Watson Funeral Home at 11:00 AM. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at the funeral home from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM.


Memorial contributions may be made in his honor to CASA and can be left at the funeral home.


On line condolences may be sent to the family at watsonfuneralhome.net



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