Jerry Lee Weir, 78, of Beech Bluff passed from this earth April 17, 2023, at his home, after a valiant battle with cancer. Funeral services were 2 p.m. Thursday, April 20, at Shackelford Funeral Directors – Crook Avenue with Frank Harris, Danny Ray and Randy Pickens officiating. Burial followed at Big Springs Cemetery. The family received friends at Crook Avenue from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday.
He was born May 10, 1944, in Beech Bluff, the son of the late Vernon and Ruby Edna Seeley Weir. He grew up on a farm and graduated from the school of hard knocks. While in his late teens, he met and fell in love with Jane Randolph Pusser. They were married on May 4, 1963. During their nearly 60 years together, he and Jane raised three sons.
He was a member of the Mason Wells Baptist Church. He loved his family and his farm. He spent his days caring for both. He was always willing to lend a hand when one was needed. He was a kind thoughtful soul and will be missed and remembered by the many lives he touched. He was taken home to be with the father all too soon. He was a steadfast friend. He enjoyed farming. He took pride in working his land and providing for his family with the fruits of his labor.
He worked at Madison Millwork nearly 30 years. He raised fruits and vegetables and operated a produce stand on North Highland in Jackson, Weir’s Family Produce.
He is survived by his wife, Jane Weir; three sons, Jeffrey Lynn (Ann) Weir of Henderson, Michael Lee Weir of Pinson and Patrick Andrew (Marie) Weir of Jacksonville, Fla.; two grandchildren, Cody Lynn Weir and Ally Marie Weir; three great-grandchildren; a sister, Linda Goodrum of Hornsby; and a brother, Joe Allen Weir of Beech Bluff.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Patsy Ruffin and Mary Warren; a brother, Jimmy Weir; a daughter-in-law, Margaret Weir; and grandson, Brandon Weir.