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1936 Joseph 2022

Joseph L. Weathers

February 6, 1936 — June 9, 2022

Weathers, Joseph L.

SUNRISE: February 6, 1936                   SUNSET: June 9, 2022

Joe (Joseph) L. Weathers was born in Avalon Mississippi on February 7, 1936. His parents were the late Mable Miller and Marshall Weathers. He was educated in the Mississippi school system. Joe relocated to the Kansas City area and later Ozie McGee joined him. They were united in holy matrimony on July 25, 1955. Through this union 9 children were born. Throughout the years, Joe had various places of employment including Pepsi Cola and later retired from Swift Meat Packing Company.

At an early age in Mississippi, Joe accepted Christ into his life. Because of his strong belief in Christ and his love for God’s people, he accepted God’s call into the ministry under the Leadership of the Late Rev. C. L. Dixon as an ordained and licensed associate pastor at Starlight Baptist Church in Kansas City MO; he served several years as the associate pastor. He later accepted the invitation to Pastor the St. Andrew Missionary Baptist Church in Kansas City, Ks; he served as pastor for several years. Later Joe returned to Starlight Baptist Church and served as an assistant pastor to Rev. William Rayford until Rev. Rayford resigned as pastor and in April 2010, Joe became the interim pastor until 2012 but because of his commitment to God’s will, he remained at Starlight Baptist; he loved the members of Starlight and they loved him.

Joe was a family man; he loved his wife, children, grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. Preceding him in death were his 3 sons Aaron Weathers, Michael Weathers, Donald Weathers, and grandson Jerone Weathers, sisters and brothers. He leaves to cherish him memory his wife Ozie, his children Gregory (Latroy) Weathers, Venetia Weathers , Jacqueline Watts, Carmen(Jerome) Dunnell, Ronald Weathers, Karen Weathers, and his special daughter in law Cynthia Weathers (who she called “Boss”) , a host of grand, greats and great-great grandchildren. His siblings Henry (Jean) Campbell, Shirley Jones, Dorothy Weathers, Brenda Palmer and Jessie Weathers.

Condolences can be faxed to Park Lawn Funeral Home at (816)523-2317.

Service Information:

Funeral services will be at 10:30 AM on Saturday, June 18, 2022 at Park Lawn Funeral Home 8251 Hillcrest Road, Kansas City, Missouri 64138. A visitation will be from 9:00 – 10:30 AM prior to the service. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri.

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