WATSONVILLE — Cecil Gerald “Jerry” Weaver, Sr. died peacefully on Saturday, January 5, 2013. He was 89.
Born Dec. 9, 1923, in Spring Hope, N.C., Mr. Weaver is remembered as a man dedicated fully to a life of service to God. One of his favorite sayings was, “Every Christian is a missionary.” He and his wife Lee of 66 years served with the American Baptist Foreign Mission Society in Congo from 1953-1989 as the mission treasurer and as Business Manager of The American School of Léopoldville/ Kinshasa (TASOL/K). Upon retirement, they settled in Watsonville to be near several of their seven children.
Mr. Weaver is survived by his wife, Lee; two sons, five daughters, 23 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
A memorial celebration for Mr. Weaver will be held Jan. 26 at 2 p.m. at The Terraces, 373 Pine Lane, Los Altos. In lieu of flowers, please send remembrances either to American Baptist International Ministries, ”Congo Missionaries,” PO Box 851, Valley Forge, PA, 19482, or The Terraces, 373 Pine Lane, Los Altos, CA.
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