Thomas Wesley Weaver, 45, of Gardner, formerly of Belton, MO passed away at his residence. A Celebration of Life will be held 11:30 am Tues., July 5, 2011 at King of Kings Lutheran Church, 306 E Madison, Gardner, KS. Burial follows at Gardner Cemetery. Visitation will be held at 10:00 am at the church before the service. Memorial contributions may be made to the Valerie Weaver Education Fund. Arrangements: Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, KS (913) 856-7111. Condolences may be sent to www.brucefuneralhome.com
Thom was born May 25, 1966 in Kansas City, MO to Carrol Thomas and Nelda Ernestine (Nichols) Weaver. He grew up in Belton and received his BS in Journalism from Central Missouri State. Thom married Allison Elizabeth (Armentrout) March 21, 1998 in Belton, MO and they moved to Gardner that same year. He was a Television Engineer for Channel 2 in St. Joseph, MO and Channel 62 in KC, MO. His last position was for WDAF Fox 4. Thom was a member of King of Kings Lutheran Church where he sang in the choir and was active in other church activities. He especially enjoyed music, was an American History buff, and was interested in sports. He will be dearly missed by family and friends.
Thom was preceded in death by his mother. He is survived by his wife Allison and daughter Valerie of the home; father Carrol and step-mother Ruth Weaver, Belton, MO; sisters Linda Williams, Columbia, MO and Cindy Baker, Wheatland, MO; two nephews and two nieces.