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Richard Albert Weaver

June 20, 1932 ~ May 3, 2022 (age 89)


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.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the OhioHealth Foundation/Kobacker House or the National Kidney Foundation.

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May 6, 2022

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Shaw - Davis Clintonville Chapel

Memorial Service
May 6, 2022

3:00 PM
Shaw - Davis Clintonville Chapel

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