John "Pete"'s Story
John W. "Pete" Weber, Grove City, passed away at 2:24 pm, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, in Butler Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. He was 75.
He was born March 20, 1942, in Wolf Creek Township to Donald R. and Sara Velma Baker Weber.
He was a 1960 graduate of Lakeview High School.
Pete was a lifelong farmer and in early years worked for the McDowell Farm of Grove City. He also worked at the Slater Ford-Mercury Body Shop in Stoneboro for many years until he opened Pete's Auto Center in Millbrook for several years until his retirement. He continued farming over the years until recently.
Pete loved music and was a founding member and played lead guitar for many years for the Centertown Drifters band.
He loved the family gatherings and was always encouraging to those around him. Pete was always known for his good sense of humor and his perspective on life. He also loved John Deere tractors and the Steelers.
Pete married the former Shirley J. Sharp on Sept. 15, 1961. She preceded him in death Dec. 6, 2005.
He is survived by companion Kathy Weber, Grove City, a daughter, Deborah K. (Timothy) Jacoby, Jackson Center; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a sister: Nancy (Robert) Minor, Jackson Center, sister-in-law Janet Weber and a brother D. Richard "Dick" (Mary Ellen) Weber, all Grove City.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a daughter, C. Denise Baker, two sons, Timothy Weber and Tracy Weber; a sister, Ruth Buckley; and three brothers: Samuel "Fred", Charles A. "Chuck" and James E. "Ed" Weber.
John W. "Pete",75 , Grove City.
Calling Hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday (12-14-17) in the SCOTT A. BLACK FUNERAL HOME, 99 Franklin St., Stoneboro.
Funeral: 11 a.m. Friday (12-15-17) in the funeral home with Rev. Virginia LaVan Gadsby, pastor, New Lebanon Community Church, officiating.
Interment: Crestview Memorial Park, Grove City.
Published on December 12, 2017