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Honor Mission
James Hiram Weaver, Jr., PGR
Durham, North Carolina – 02-26-21


Brothers and Sisters of the PGR, it is with a heavy heart that I come to you today with a call to once again, stand silent and proud for one of our own who stood alongside us at PGR missions. James “Jay” Hiram Weaver, Jr., 61, passed away on Saturday, February 20, 2021. Jay loved his country and proudly served in the United States Navy as a Hospital Corpsman. His awards and decorations include the Good Conduct Award; Sea Service Deployment Ribbon. Jay retired from Durham County Sherriff’s Department as a detention officer and later worked as a Psychiatric Technician at Central Regional Hospital. In the 90’s, he served as a Scout Master of BSA. He was a member of Gorman Baptist Church, where he served as Deacon and youth leader. Jay loved riding his motorcycle and was a long time member of the Patriot Guard Riders. In his spare time, he enjoyed woodworking. Jay was a hardworking, dedicated, and loving man, who will be deeply missed by his family and friends. Jay is survived by his wife, Lisa Meadows Weaver; son, Brandon Wayne Tatum; daughters, Ginny Weaver and Nicole Tatum Shelton; sisters, Phyllis Matthews, Melissa Gilbert, Jamie Ragan; and grandchildren, Gracyn “Monkey”, Georgia, and Zachary. A funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, February 26, 2021 at Gorman Baptist Church. Burial to follow at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens.

Staging: 11:00 AM

Gorman Baptist Church
3315 E Greer St
Durham, North Carolina 27704
Church URL: Map

Ride Captain:

Stanley Nix
919-601-3981 cell

Special Instructions:

Stand Down: at start of service and prepare for escort to cemetery.
Escort to: Oak Grove Memorial Gardens, 3712 Cheek Road Durham. NC 27704
NOTE: We need six people to step-up to serve as pallbearers for this mission.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: John Foster
Position: North Carolina Ride Captain

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James Hiram Weaver, Jr. Comment

  1. My sincere condolences to the Family and Friends of our PGR Brother. May He Rest in Peace.

    JJ Bishop, PGR
    SGT (Ret.), Henrico County Police, Virginia
    MCPO (Ret.), USCGR
    Hudson, FL

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