John Richard Weaver (J. Richard or Dick) died Friday evening, Aug. 19, 2016, at the Mennonite Memorial Home in Bluffton, Ohio.
Dick was born in Goshen, Ind., on Sept. 3, 1920, to Elnora (Kauffman) and John E. Weaver. He graduated from Goshen High School in 1938 as valedictorian.
He graduated from Bluffton College in 1942 with a degree in chemistry.
He entered Civilian Public Service (CPS) during World War II, serving in Sidling Hill, Pa., Ypsilanti, Mich., and La Plata, Puerto Rico.
On June 8, 1943, he and Margaret Shelly were married.