Jay W. Weyrick
July 22, 1918 ‒ June 02, 2005
Jay W. Weyrick, age 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 late Rev. Norman and Carrie (Shoemaker) Weyrick. He was a graduate of Marengo High School Class of 1938 and a US Navy SeaBee’s Veteran of WW II. A lifelong Marengo resident, he had also resided in Zephyrhills, Florida 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. A member of Marengo United Methodist Church, former Commander of American Legion Post # 710, Marengo K of P Lodge, he served on the Marengo Village Council, and was the former Assistant Fire Chief of the Marengo Fire Dept. He could make anything out of junk, was very artistic, enjoyed painting in the medium of oil’s, woodworking, steam engines, car shows, and vegetable gardening.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years: Juanita “Sally” Crissinger, whom he married on May 17, 1941 in Marengo, Daughters: Gay Eastridge of Mt. 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, TX, Sisters: Elizabeth (Leonard) Moulder of Arvada, CO, Ruth (Bob) Dillon of Elyria.
Preceded in death by Brothers: Russell, Monroe, Paul, Harry, Sisters: Bernice Pierce, Louise Richards, and Carolyn Bailey.
Friends may call Sunday 2-5 p.m. at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, SR 229, Marengo, where services will be held Monday 2:00 p.m., interment with military honors will follow in Bloomfield Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Marengo United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 126, Marengo, Ohio 43334 or Morrow County Hospice, P.O. Box 86, Mount Gilead, Ohio 43338.
Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.