Marvin  Weir


Funeral services for Mr. Marvin Weir will be Friday, June 14 at 1:00 p.m. at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home with Bro. Davey Wilkinson and Bro. Sephus Garrett officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Robert Barham Family Funeral Home is honored to be entrusted with arrangements.
Marvin passed away June 10, 2019 at Anderson Regional Medical Center surrounded by his family.
Marvin was a native of Meridian. Marvin served three years in the United States Marine Corps and he served during the Korean War. He was the first employee hired at Roadway of Meridian where he retired 34 years later. He was a local business owner, a lifetime member of the VFW Post 79, lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans, American Legion Post 21, TISBA, and a member of Christian Fellowship Independent Methodist Church.
Marvin was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother. He was a friend to many and loved by all who knew him. He never failed to put a smile on someone's face. He loved country music and loved to strum his guitar. He enjoyed visiting with friends and family. Above all, Marvin had a strong passion for serving his country. He put his love for the United States above all. His dedication and sacrifice for this country will forever be appreciated and he will always be remembered as a U.S. Marine.
Marvin is survived by his wife, Bettie Jane Weir; his son, Marvin Ray Weir (Diana) of Meridian; two daughter, Anne Miller (James Harold) of Meridian, and Cynthia Roberts (Ricky) of Meridian; several grandchildren, Chad Miller (Erin) of Hattiesburg, Jamie Miller of Meridian; Brian Ray Weir of Alabama, Tommie Coker (Stephanie) of Meridian, and Ashley Hatcher (Paul David) of Meridian; several great-grandchildren, Harper Anne and Charlee Kate Miller, Jace Lawrence Coker, Ricki Kate Hatcher, and Gage Moore. He is also survived by three brothers, Otis Weir of Meridian, David Weir of Meridian, and Leon Weir of Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ollie May and Bertha Weir; two sisters, Margie Crocker and Barbara Maxey; two brothers, O.W. Weir and William Franklin Weir; and one granddaughter, Pamela Dichelle Weir.
Honorary pallbearers will be Chad Miller, Jamie Miller, Tommie Coker, Paul David Hatcher, Bubba Weir, and James "Tinker" Hardy.
Memorial contributions may be shared with The COPD Foundation.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, 2019 at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home.
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Published on June 11, 2019
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7 posts

Mary Ann Griffith
Jun 14, 2019
So Sorry, praying for the family
Jun 13, 2019
Dorothy Wyrick
Jun 13, 2019
Marvin and I were double first cousin he lived with us before he went into the Marine corp. I remember my Mother making him cookies and cakes and sending to him when he was in Japan. You will be missed by many may God Bless your family at this time and may you rest in peace and walk with the angels your cousin from Texas.
Barbara Wells
Jun 13, 2019
Betty, Your big guy Marvin was a special human being! He cared for people and wanted to make them happy and enjoy themselves. Thank you for sharing him at the Center.
Phyllis Millett
Jun 13, 2019
So sorry for your loss. Marvin was a good man and I enjoyed his music so much. He will be missed.
Abbigail Ford
Jun 12, 2019
Sorry for your loss,Mr.Ware will be miss by the Meridian VA
Clinic he always made us laugh.
Sandra Klutz
Jun 11, 2019