Richard Charles Weigle, d. Nov. 4, 2008

Aug 29, 2015


Richard Charles Weigle of Aiken, S.C., entered into rest Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008.

Born in 1921, in East Union, Ohio, Mr. Weigle was a U.S. Army veteran who served as a distinguished Infantry officer during World War II. Following the war, he was a lifelong employee of Ford Motor Company and owner of Jackknife Marina on Lake Erie. He retired to Aiken in 1978. Mr. Weigle was an Erie County Special Constable, Mason, and member of the American Legion.

Survivors include wife, Francine Weigle of Aiken; children, Llewellynn Carpenter of Cohutta, Ga., Nancy Kraus of Richmond, Va., Glenn Weigle of St. Augustine, Fla., and Charles Weigle of Aiken; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; stepdaughter; five stepgrandchildren; sister, Susan Enzor of Fredericktown, Ohio; and two brothers, Chester and Warren Weigle, both of Aiken.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Pauline Watson Weigle; and his parents.

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Friday in Shellhouse Funeral Home, Aiken. Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in Shellhouse Funeral Home by the Reverend Steve Taylor of Grace Brethren Church of Aiken. Burial will follow in Bethany Cemetery, Aiken.

Memorials may be directed to Grace Brethren Church, 144 Talatha Church Road, Aiken, SC 29803.

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