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George Richard Weed Jr.

Kane 12/25/2013

George Richard Weed Jr., 63, died at 3:33 p.m., Wednesday, December 25, 2013 at his residence after a breif battle with cancer.
He was born in Alton on April 17, 1950, the son of George Richard & Gladys (Simpson) Weed Sr.
George grew up in Grafton, and was a U.S. Army Vietnam veteran and had worked for various barge lines as a deckhand before retiring.
He married the former Michele Dee Bowman on Jan. 24, 1980 in Jerseyville, and they shared 28 years together before her death on Dec. 2, 2008.
Surviving are his mother, Gladys Weed of Grafton; a daughter, Marie Weed of Kane; a grandson, Shane Douglas Weed of Kane; and two daughters from a previous marriage, Michele & LynnAnn; two brothers, Edward Weed of Batchtown and Ben Weed of Grafton; four sisters, Aleta "Teater" Towell, Cindy Weed, and Carolyn Warnhoff all of Grafton, and Ada Cramer of Dow.
Per his request cremation has taken place and no services are scheduled.
Private inurnment will take place at the Kane Cemetery.
Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville is in charge of the arrangements

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Crawford Funeral Home

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