Joe R. Weimer, 73, passed away on Sunday, April 7, 2013, at Doctors Hospital at Renaissance in Edinburg, Texas. He was born Dec. 10, 1939, in Frankfort, to George and Helen (Douglas) Weimer. On Feb. 20, 1982, he married Yolanda G. Gonzales, and she survives.
He served in the United States Marine Corps. While serving, he earned his parachute insignia and a good-conduct medal. He retired from Chrysler in 1998 after 26 years of service.
He was a wonderful husband, father, brother, grandpa and uncle. He loved working on computers and photography. He was a member of Family Worship Center and helped in the tape ministry there for over 20 years.
In addition to his wife, Yolanda Weimer, he is survived by son, Justin Weimer; daughters, Denise Weimer, Pamela Waltermier, Rebecca (Russ) Franks and Bobbi (Bill) Baldridge; brother, Dr. Larry (Karen) Weimer; sister, Miriam (David) Osterhoff; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and twin sister, Joan Weimer.
The funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday at Family Worship Center, 1149 E. Center Road, with Pastor James Bradley officiating. Entombment will follow in Sunset Memory Garden Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Family Worship Center or the charity of one’s choice. Online condolences may be made at www.sunsetmemorygarden.com.