Joseph Barnett Weaver, Jr.
July 25, 2019
Joseph Barnett Weaver, Jr., 92, died Sunday, July 14, 2019.
Mr. Weaver was born March 5, 1927, to Joseph Barnett, Sr. and Viola Booker Weaver in Akron, Ohio. His family relocated to Conecuh County, Ala., where he grew up on a farm. At age 17, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and was sent to Pearl Harbor during WWII. When the war ended, he returned home and finished high school at Lyeffion School, then graduated from Troy State Teacher's College in 1953. Earning a Masters degree in Education Administration in 1957 at Auburn University, he taught Veterans in Conecuh County for six years. He then...