Donald Franklin Weaver, "Coach Weaver", 83 - Virginia Beach

Donald Franklin Weaver, "Coach Weaver", 83, died July 12, 2014, at his home in Virginia Beach, VA.

He was born March 16, 1931 in Calhoun County, WV, a son of the late Frank Weaver and Mabel Rothwell Weaver.

He graduated from Calhoun County High School in 1948, graduated from Glenville State College in West Virginia with a BA in Biological Science and Physical Ed. in 1953. He served in U.S. Army from June 1953-1955.

He graduated from WVU in 1956 with a Master of Science degree in 1956. He taught and coached football at his Alma Mater, Calhoun High from 1962-1968, served as a Biology teacher and football coach at Bayside High from 1970-1985 and then retired from Kellam H.S. after 40 years of teaching and coaching in 1997.

He is a member of Masonic Lodge, Eureka #40 of Grantsville, WV since 1955 and is a member of the Scottish Rite, a Shriner with Khedive Temple in Chesapeake, VA and Haygood United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his daughter, Jennifer Nocito and husband James; granddaughter, Jessica Wright and husband Anthony; grandsons, Travis Weaver Taylor and James Notcito, II; great grandchildren, Riley Breton and Ava Wright; his sister, Doris Weaver Griffith of South Carolina; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Ruth E. Weaver of Virginia Beach, VA; three brothers, and three sisters.

The family will receive friends at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Bayside Chapel on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, from 6 to 8 p.m. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 17, 2014, in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in Rosewood Memorial Park. Condolences may be offered to the family at