Rae C. Weekley (Cox), age 81, of Doylestown, Ohio was called to her heavenly home on April 29, 2022 with her loving family by her side.
Rae was born April 13, 1941 in Parkersburg, WV to the late Paul and Edith Cox. She moved to Ravenswood, WV with her parents when her parents took over the management of the Ravenswood Novelty Works where marbles were produced and sold around the country. Rae graduated from Ravenswood High School in 1958 and then went on to attend Mountain State Business College in Parkersburg. After graduation, she worked in Columbus, Ohio until her marriage to her high school sweetheart, Roger Weekley, on April 27, 1963. Rae enjoyed traveling and spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, extended family and her many friends. She enjoyed gardening and canning fruits and vegetables, going to Florida for the winter and spending time with her Florida family of friends that she and Roger made over the years. She had a love for music and played the piano and was the organist for many years while attending Emanuel United Church of Christ in Doylestown.
Rae is survived by her loving husband of 59 years, Roger Weekley; her three children, Michael (Amanda) Weekley of Rock Hill, South Carolina, Janice (Jeff) Hochstetler of Rittman, Ohio, and Marcia Pressler of Lancaster, Ohio; her brother, Chuck (Karen) Cox of Tega Cay, South Carolina; her sister in law Marge Flanigan of Ravenswood, West Virginia; her sister in law Elizabeth & Jake Reber of Jacksonville, Florida; 9 grandchildren (2 of which she is dancing with in Heaven), 13 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She will forever hold a place in our hearts and will be dearly missed by all.
Funeral service will be Thursday, May 5, 2022 at 11 a.m. at Emmanuel United Church of Christ, 16 Eastern Rd., Doylestown, OH, 44230 with Pastor Gay Santoro, officiating. Calling hours will be Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Zak-Thacker and Monbarren Funeral Home, 132 N. Portage St., Doylestown, OH, and 1 hour prior to service time on Thursday at the church. A graveside burial will be held on Friday at 12 p.m. at Ravenswood Cemetery in Ravenswood, WV. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 6111 Oak Tree Blvd., Suite S, Independence, OH, 44131, or St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105. Online obituary and guest registry are available at www.zakmonbarrenfh.com
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LLS - Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
6111 Oak Tree Blvd Suite S, Independence OH 44131
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
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