Richard Albert Weaver, age 89 of Columbus, Ohio. Born June 20, 1932, in Canton, Ohio to Lena Bertha Weaver (Frey) and Darel Bernard Weaver. Survived by: wife of 36 years Mary Jo Weaver; sons Scott, Tim (Marsha) and Richard, Jr. Weaver; step daughters Kelly (Pat) Leach and Karen (Mike) Tieman; grandchildren Dean and Charlotte Anne Weaver, Jacob, Drew and Cody Tieman, Nick (Sarah) and Madilyn Parkey, and Cameron Leach.
Graduated from Canton McKinley High School in 1950; attended Bowling Green State University from 1950-52; served in US Army in Korea 1952-54 and was honorably discharged; Graduated from Bowling Green in 1956 with a B.S. degree in Education. While at Bowling Green served as President of Delta Tau Delta Fraternity and the University Interfraternity Council. Received from Bowling Green a M.A. in Political Science in 1958. Worked at Bowling Green as Director of Kohl Hall, Director of Student Activities, and Assistant Dean of Men, 1959-62. Married to Anne Potoky in 1959, and had three sons, Scott Douglas Weaver, Timothy Allen Weaver, and Richard Albert Weaver, Jr. Worked at The Ohio State University 1962-88 as Assistant Dean of Students (1962-70); first Director of the Fawcett Center for Tomorrow (1970-88). Freedom Federal Savings and Loan 1988-92 Vice President of Administrative Services. 25 years as announcer: at OHSAA State Track Meets; Mason Dixon Games in Louisville, KY, Ohio State Fair and 4H Horse shows; numerous Ohio State athletic events including track, basketball, and football; and was an avid golfer with 3 aces in his career. Active throughout his life he enjoyed traveling in his retirement with his wife Mary Jo, and being known as a kind helpful member of Maple Grove Methodist Church.
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