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Curtis Weese

Curtis Weese, age 77, of Princeton, died peacefully early Monday morning, April 11, 2016, with his loving wife by his side.

Born July 9, 1938, at Cass, he was a son of the late Burton C. Weese and Clara McLaughlin.

Curtis was a graduate of East Bank High School. He worked for the West Virginia Department of Highways as a party chief for the surveying department for 31 years until his retirement in 1988. He then worked on a bridge job for Compton Construction. He moved on to work for Pacific Encore for a number of years until the business closed.

He was a member of the Princeton Advent Christian Church. He loved his family, and the outdoors. In the summer, he worked in his garden and spent time with his wife working on their farm. He was an avid deer hunter who enjoyed hunting with his son, daughter and granddaughter.

Those left to cherish his memory are his devoted wife of 55 years, Delores J. “Tootie” Hall Weese; four children, Debra Stuphin, and husband, Michael, of Rocky Gap, Virginia, Dwain Weese, and significant other, Rhonda Dunn Shrewsbury, of Princeton, Vanessa Weese and Allen Curtis, of Horse Pasture, Virginia, and Wendy K. Knight, and husband, Philip E. Knight, Jr., of Princeton; 11 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and his loving church family.

Funeral service was April 14 at Burns Wornal Chapel of the Memorial Funeral Directory in Princeton with Pastors Rob Buchanan and Orville Harvey officiating and special music by Pamela Mathena. Interment was in the Athens Cemetery in Athens. Pallbearers were Dwain Weese, Philip Knight, Jr., Levi Knight, Randy A. Thompson, Jim Worley and Michael Blackwell.

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