John Edgar Weems

September 2, 1944 ~ July 1, 2022 (age 77)




John Edgar Weems, 77, of Baytown passed away Friday, July1, 2022 at his residence, surrounded by his loving family.  John was born September 2, 1944 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to parents Joe Billie and Emory Mae Taylor Weems.  A former resident of Houston, Mr. Weems has resided in Baytown since 1996.  He is preceded in death by his parents, brother: William Weems, and sister Jeni Dumas.  He is survived by his loving wife of 25 years Dorothy Weems, sister: Margie Rightmier, sons: Travis and Justin Weems of California, sons: John Gregory and William Wadkins of Texas, daughter: Ludie Hedger of Texas, 14 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.


Above all, John enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren.  They were his greatest joy and pride, never missing a game, recital, play, concert or horse show.  He enjoyed many hobbies including working on cars and woodworking.  His accomplishments were many, graduating from college, a 49-year career with Volvo Trucks, working in heavy duty trucks and equipment.  He served his community through the Boy Scouts of America for over 30 years as an active scoutmaster, Order of the Arrow, Wood Badge instructor as well as serving as District Commissioner for Raven District , Sam Houston Area Council.  He was a friend to everyone one he met, with a ready smile and a kind word.  Mr. Weems will be  forever remembered as a loving husband, Dad, PawPaw, brother, uncle and friend.  

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