Mr. Leon Weaver, 86, of Ellijay, died Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017.
He was born May 1, 1931, in Fannin County, to the late Hobert and Izoma Reece Weaver. He was a farmer, a veteran serving with the U.S. Army and a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church.
He is preceded in death by wife, Mary Lowther Weaver.
He is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Bill and Lisa Weaver, James and Kim Weaver, all of Ellijay; daughter and son-in-law, Connie and Tommy Smith, of Ellijay; brother; Judson Weaver, of Barberton, Ohio; sisters, Ellen Reece, of Ellijay, Kay Thurman, of Dahlonega; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, from the Ebenezer Baptist Church with the Rev. Michael Cantrell officiating.
Music was by the Ebenezer Baptist Church Choir.
Pallbearers were Joseph McCollum, John Reece, Mark Holden, Buster Stover, Branson Chastain and Tommy Pankey.
Interment was in the church cemetery.
Bernhardt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.