Weaver was killed May 21 in southern Baghdad while on a mission to disarm roadside bombs also known as IEDs, improvised explosive devices. Two IEDs detonated at the vehicle that he and four other soldiers were traveling in. Two other soldiers were also killed and two were injured.
His wife, Desiree Weaver, who also served in the military, escorted his body from Delaware to Cedartown. The Patriot Guard on Thursday will escort the Weavers to Gammage Funeral Home.
Weavers funeral will be held June 3 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of the Olin L. Gammage and Sons Funeral Home with Dr. Robert Wright officiating. Interment will follow in Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery with full military rites.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, June 2 from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the Olin L. Gammage and Sons Funeral Home.
Flowers will be accepted, and memorial contributions can be made to the Staff Sgt. Shannon Vautier Weaver Memorial Fund; c/o Regions Bank, Cedartown Branch; 120 N. Main Street; Cedartown.
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