LAURENS — Raymond Rogerdale “Darrell” Weathers, 69, of 315 Southview Drive, and husband of Janice Brown Weathers, passed away Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at Greenville Memorial Hospital.
Born in Gray Court, he was the son of the late Charles Raymond and Fannie Grace Ross Weathers. A retired SC National Guard veteran, Mr. Weathers was a member of Second Baptist Church, where he was a former deacon, sound technician, and member of the Knights of the King Sunday School Class. Mr. Weathers was a faithful volunteer with the Laurens City Fire Department for 38 years and coordinated the tractor show and “farm days” for Squealin on the Square. He was a devoted husband, loving father, and Papa.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by daughters, Julie Weathers Wideman and husband Jeff and Joy Weathers Driggers and husband Phillip all of Greenwood; sister, Edwina Weathers DuPre and husband Jack of Rock Hill; mother-in-law, Mildred Brown of Laurens; brother-in-law, Steve Hinton of Gray Court; and grandchildren, Savannah Wideman, Anna Grace Cox, and Noah Driggers.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a sister, Joyce Weathers Hinton and father-in-law, Robert Lewis Brown.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 11, 2014, at Second Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. J.D. Shiflet with burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery, with Fireman Honors.
The family will be at the home and will receive friends at The Kennedy Mortuary on Thursday, April 10, 2014 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Memorials may be made to Second Baptist Church, 416 Fleming St., Laurens, SC 29360; or to the Laurens City Fire Department, 411 Mill St., Laurens, SC 29360.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.thekennedymortuary.com.