Weeks, Sr., Donald James

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Donald (Don) James Weeks, Sr., 88 of Willis, passed away on Thursday, March 07, 2019 after a short battle with cancer. He is preceded in death by his parents, Frank & Lura Altizer Weeks; twin brother, Douglas Weeks; sister, Louise Barger; and son, Aubrey Dalton.

He was a loving husband, dad, and grandpa. He worked many years for the Floyd County School System and retired from Hollingsworth & Vose after 15 years.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife of 55 years, Melva Dalton Weeks; son & daughter-in-law, Donald (Donnie), Jr. & Candace Weeks of Shawsville; daughters & son-in-law, Linda Dalton of Woodlawn, and Darlene & Joe Phillips of Willis; grandchildren, Tyler Weeks, Derek Blevins, Caleb Blevins, Greg Williams, Anita Williams, Rocky Dalton, Rodney Dalton, April Gardner, and Joey Phillips; eight great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Ralph Barger; and many special nieces and nephews.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Kindred at Home and New Century Hospice.

Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, March 11, 2019 at the Maberry Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Roy Turpin officiating. Interment will follow in the Greasy Creek Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 – 7 p.m. on Sunday, March 10, 2019 at the funeral home.