Richard “Dick” Weir
June 25, 1946 – February 10, 2020
Richard Weir, 73, of West Terre Haute, IN. went home to be with his LORD and savior and enjoy the grandest trap shoot he has ever known.
Much to the amazement and absolute joy of his family and friends, Dick came to love Jesus and became a member of Saint Joseph University Catholic Church on May 30, 2019. We knew he would get there, we just had to wait him out.
He was a 1964 graduate of West Vigo High School and a member of the Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 157 for 53 years.
He was preceded in death by his father Raymond Weir, his mother Bertha Price Weir, sister Charlotte Frazier, sister Bertha “Babe” Thompson, brother Tom Weir, brother Jerry Weir.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Judy Weir. Daughters Deanna Larkin and Kristen (Bob) Cain. Brother Raymond Weir and sister Judy Barrows. And lastly, his 5 amazing grandchildren whom he loved so very much, Audrey Larkin, Ryan Larkin, Evan Braun, Conner Cain and Bobbi Cain. Although he never got any of them to shoot trap, He did manage to get them to play golf, fish, hunt deer and mushrooms and play euchre, because you can’t be in this family if you can’t play euchre.
He enjoyed so many things throughout his life. He was an avid trap shooter, golfer, hunter, fisherman, truck purchaser, card player, nature enthusiast, storyteller, and master of the remote control. He thoroughly loved to play golf and shoot trap with his many friends. He was a member of the Okaboji Indian trap shooter’s club who gave him the distinguished name “Chief Sycamore Pipefitter”.
Services will be held Thursday February 13, 2020 at Saint Joseph University Catholic Church. Visitation will be from 9 am to 11 am with mass at 11, with Father Cyprian officiating. In keeping with Dick’s wishes, cremation has been chosen. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Saint Joseph University Catholic Church or VNA Hospice. Both have given him and his family great comfort as we progressed through this difficult time. Arrangements are under the direction of Fitzpatrick Funeral Home.
We welcome anyone to come by the house Thursday afternoon and evening to visit with friends and family and share their stories about dad. His stories were legendary, just like him.
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