Jay W. Weyrick
MARENGO — Jay W. Weyrick, 86, of Marengo died Thursday afternoon, June 2, 2005, at Bennington Glen Nursing Center following a short illness.
He was born on July 22, 1918, in Wintersville, Ohio, to the Rev. Norman and Carrie (Shoemaker) Weyrick. He was a graduate of Marengo High School Class of 1938 and a U.S. Navy Seabees veteran of World War II. A lifelong Marengo resident, he had also resided in Zephyrhills, Fla., from 1985 until 2004.
Jay worked as a auto mechanic for the former Westbrook Motor Sales in Marengo for 20 years and then owned and operated Jay’s Welding and Repair from 1967 until 1980. He was a member of Marengo United Methodist Church, former commander of American Legion Post 710, Marengo K. of P. Lodge, served on the Marengo Village Council, and was the former assistant fire chief of the Marengo Fire Department. He could make anything out of junk, was very artistic, enjoyed painting in the medium of oils, woodworking, steam engines, car shows and vegetable gardening.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years: Juanita “Sally” Crissinger, whom he married May 17, 1941, in Marengo; daughters, Gay Eastridge of Mount Gilead, Sally Ann Harris of Centerburg; grandchildren, Kristine, Cody, Shonda Eastridge, Sonia (Vince) Brown, Teresa (Tim) Belcher, Sheila (Ron) Lowe; great-grandchildren, Olivia, Hayden, Jordan, Maddison, Raven, Jacob, Byron, Perri, Jenna, Ashlynn; brother, Jim (Georgia) Weyrick of Richardson, Texas; sisters, Elizabeth (Leonard) Moulder of Arvada, Colo., Ruth (Bob) Dillon of Elyria.
He was preceded in death by brothers, Russell, Monroe, Paul, Harry; sisters, Bernice Pierce, Louise Richards and Carolyn Bailey.
Friends may call Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Ohio 229, Marengo, where services will be Monday at 2 p.m. Interment with military honors will follow in Bloomfield Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Marengo United Methodist Church, 8 N. Main St., Marengo, OH 43334; or Morrow County Hospice, 851 Marion Road, Mount Gilead, OH 43338. Condolences may be expressed online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.