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George "June" W. Weese, Jr.

December 20, 1933 ~ July 10, 2020 (age 86)


George William Weese, Jr. age 86 of Moorefield, WV   affectionally known as “June” passed away on Friday, July 10, 2020 at his home while under the care of hospice. 

Born on December 20, 1933 in Durgon, WV, was the son of the late George William Weese, Sr. and Ethel (Hardy) Weese. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Mae (Keplinger) Weese on December 22, 2017; one son, George Allen Weese; three brothers, Clyde, Paul and Carl Weese; one daughter-in-law, Barbara Hambleton Weese. 

Mr. Weese is survived by one son, Gary Lee Weese of Doyline, LA; two grandsons, Chad and Jeremy Weese;  two great-granddaughters, Vallie Dorsey and Amanda Thomas;  one great-great granddaughter, Elaina Dorsey;  four sisters, Elva Black of Moorefield, WV, JoAnn (Clyde) Shook of Moorefield, WV, Linda (Henry) Gwaltney of Grand Coulee, WA and Norma Arnold of Moorefield, WV.

Mr. Weese retired from Rockingham Poultry known as Pilgrims Pride Industries after 47 years as the head maintenance supervisor.  Later he worked for South Branch Inn as maintenance engineer. 

He was a loving father and family man.  He was always there to help neighbors with repairs on almost anything.  He was a great fishing companion with all his grandchildren.

Family will receive friends Tuesday from 5:00 – 8:00 PM at the Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg. 

Funeral service will be Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 11:00 AM in the Schaeffer Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Doyle Patch officiating.  Interment will be in the Scott Family Cemetery, Durgon, WV. 

Memorial donations may be made in “June’s” memory to the Moorefield High School  Scholarship Fund, 401 N. Main Street, Moorefield, WV  26836

Due to current COVID-19 restrictions all individuals entering the funeral home will be required to maintain social distancing and wear a face covering at all times.                                    



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July 14, 2020

5:00 AM to 8:00 PM
11 North Main Street
Petersburg, West Virginia 26847

Funeral Service
July 15, 2020

11:00 AM
11 North Main Street
Petersburg, West Virginia 26847

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