On October 28, 2023, Ronald "Ron" Gillie Weaver passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones. Ron's life was marked by love, family, and a passion for craftsmanship that touched the hearts of all who knew him.
Proceeded in death by first wife Rhonda Yvonne Weaver, parents, Gillie and Leland Weaver and father-in-law, John T. Horton.
Ron is survived by his loving wife, Cynthia Weaver; children Angie (Chris) Sherrod, Ben (Rebecca) Weaver; grandchildren, Abbie Sherrod, Caleigh (Cameron) Richards, Wyatt Weaver, Sam Weaver, Ry Weaver; stepchildren, Ashley (Edward) Stringfellow, George (Sue) Hutton; step grandchildren, Anna Claire Stringfellow, Hutton Stringfellow, Eastlyn Hutton; siblings, Patricia (Dan) Monahan, Dana (Michael) Brewer, Gary (Sherry) Weaver; mother-in-law, Eula Doris Horton, numerous friends and loved ones.
Ron's love for the outdoors was evident to all who knew him. He found solace in the simplicity of nature and cherished every moment spent fishing, camping, and exploring the great outdoors. His appreciation for the beauty of the natural world was infectious, and he often shared these experiences with his loved ones.
Apart from his love for the outdoors, Ron had a deep fascination with old cars. He could spend hours talking about their history, design, and the memories they held.
Ron was not only an enthusiast of old cars but also a skilled craftsman. He had a knack for building and woodworking that allowed him to create beautiful pieces of art. His creations were a testament to his dedication, patience, and love for working with his hands. These handcrafted pieces will continue to be treasured by those fortunate enough to have received them.
Beyond his hobbies, Ron was known for his generosity and kind-hearted nature. He was always ready to lend a helping hand to anyone in need and brought joy and comfort to the lives of many. His acts of kindness were countless, and his impact on those around him immeasurable.
Ron was a devoted member of Charlotte Road Baptist Church where he shared his faith and found a sense of belonging within the congregation. His faith was a source of strength and inspiration throughout his life.
Ron's greatest joy in life was his family. He was a devoted husband and a doting father and gradfather whose love and care knew no bounds. His family meant the world to him, and he cherished every moment spent with them. Whether it was a simple family dinner, a special celebration, or a quiet evening at home, Ron's presence and love filled these moments with warmth and happiness. His family-oriented nature was a source of inspiration to those around him. He taught the importance of togetherness, love, and support, leaving an indelible mark on the lives of his loved ones. Ron's legacy will continue to shine through the close-knit family he leaves behind.
A celebration of Ron's life will take place at Charlotte Road Baptist Church, 7511 Charlotte Pike, Nashville, TN 37209, with visitation starting on Friday, November 3, 2023, from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm and continuing on Saturday from 10:00 am to 11:00 am. The Celebration of Life service will follow at 11:00 am. Ron will be laid to rest at Harpeth Hills, 9090 Highway 100, Nashville, TN 37221, immediately after the service.
Ron's memory will forever live on in the hearts of those he touched, and his legacy of love and creativity will continue to inspire all who were fortunate enough to know him.
Pallbearers will include: Wyatt Weaver, Sam Weaver, Ry Weaver, Cameron Richards, George Hutton, Edward Stringfellow, Hutton Stringfellow, Rodney Scott, Gary Bunning, and Alvin Morton.
In lieu of flowers charitable donations can be made in Ron’s name to the Charlotte Road Baptist Church Youth Fund. 7511 Charlotte Pike, Nashville, TN 37209