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David Charles Weir

November 3, 1936 ~ September 13, 2022 (age 85)


David C. Weir, 85, of Fortville, passed away peacefully September 13, 2022, in Indianapolis.  He was born on November 3, 1936, in Fortville to the late Lawrence P. and Mary (Schenkel) Weir.

David was a graduate of the old Fortville High School. He had been a body shop supervisor, and later worked as an adjustor for Farm Bureau Insurance, as well as delivering parts for the Fortville NAPA store.  He was the longest attending parish member of St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Fortville, having been baptized in 1940. He was also a member of the Midwest Oldtimers Vintage Race Car Club. He was avid in all things racing, having driven a late model race car for Rex Ecoff, and raced with Mario Andretti.  He also enjoyed bowling. 

David is survived by children Christy (Tim) Wilson of Ingalls, Patrick McGrory of Elwood, and Julie (Bill) Prasuhn of Fortville; step-children Pam (Bill) Moyer and Dan Longerbone; grandchildren Mary (Dave) Byrnes; Leanne (Van) van de Bossche Roberts, Andy Garst, Matt (Macaria) Wilson, Eric (Amanda) Garst, and Tim (Melissa) Garst; step-grandchildren Robyn (Ryan) Weaver, Ashley Boutwell, and Brittany (Travis) Bunnell; great-grandchildren: Aria, Finely, Gwen, Jack, Olivia, Jacob and Lincoln; thirteen step-great-grandchildren; siblings Mary Helen (Rich) Drake, Jim (Dixie) Weir and Peggy Hunt.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Reba (Norman) Weir, and son David Weir.

The family would like to thank the staff of Hancock Regional Hospital, Arlington Place Rehab, and Paradigm Hospice for the kind and compassionate care they provided to David and the entire family.

Friends may call on Friday, September 16, 2022 from 3 to 7 pm at Seals Funeral Home, Fortville.  A Rosary service will be prayed at 7 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Saturday, September 17, 2022 at 11:00 am at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, Fortville.  

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September 16, 2022

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Seals Funeral Home
122 West Staat Street
Fortville, IN 46040

Mass of Christian Burial
September 17, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church (Fortville)

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