Joseph Weaver

Posted: Sunday, November 27, 2005

Juneau resident Joseph Lewis Weaver, 76, died Nov. 23, 2005, in Juneau. Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 28 at the Juneau Pioneer Home.

He was born on Aug. 29, 1929, in Baldwin County, Ga. He earned his B.S. degree in 1954 and an education specialist degree in 1971 from the University of Georgia Athens. In 1968, he earned his master of education degree from the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Teacher, principal and superintendent, he moved with his family from Georgia to Alaska in 1965. He and his wife, Wynelle, were educators in Barrow, Wainwright, Fairbanks and Kwigillingok. They also lived and worked on the Pribilof Islands and in St. Marys and Palmer. After the death of his wife, he lived in Anchorage and Juneau. He was a resident of Juneau for six years, from 1999 to 2005.

He is survived by his sons, William Weaver, Dr. Joseph Weaver, Glenn Weaver and Russell Weaver; sister, Annie Wright; brother, Sibley Weaver; and nine grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Juneau Pioneers' Home, 4675 Glacier Highway, Juneau, Alaska, 99801.

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