Richard "Dick" Weir, 73, of Newport, passed away on Monday, June 28, 2021 in Durham.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Monday, July 12, 2021 at Noe-Brooks Funeral Home in Morehead City. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 1:00 to 2:00 pm.
Dick was born on August 25, 1947 to Arthur Garrett and Dolores Dugan Weir in Sterling, IL. Struck by polio at age 6 he started his fight and perseverance early. Dick attended St Ambrose college and University of Illinois Graduate school where he met his wife, Anita. He was a successful businessman, spending most of his career in sales and marketing, including starting and operating a successful advertising agency in Atlanta. He loved traveling the country and golfing whenever and wherever he could! During retirement you could find him most days on the golf course or cheering on his grandkids. He was a very proud husband, dad and Papa. He will be remembered for his fast driving, love of a surprise and always having candy in his pockets.
He is survived by his beloved wife of almost 50 years, Anita Zack Weir; daughter, Laura Conneely and husband, Patrick; grandchildren, Caleb and Reagan; brothers, Tom Weir and wife Kathy and Tim Weir and wife Denise; nieces, Angie, Alisha, and Sydney; nephews, Jeff, Nick, and Justin; and sister-in-law, Cheryl Zack.
Dick was preceded in death by his parents and brother-in-law, Bob Zack.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Dick's name may be made to Atlanta Post Polio Association at www.AtlantaPostPolio.com
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Arrangements by Noe-Brooks Funeral Home, Morehead City, NC.
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