Mr. Claude R. (Gundy) Weston, Jr., 88, of White City, FL, was called Home by his Heavenly Father on Monday, July 24, 2017. Gundy was born on August 29, 1928 in Altha, FL to Claude R. Weston, Sr. and Ruby Chason Weston. He was a long-time, faithful member and Deacon of the First Baptist Church of White City. Gundy was a loving husband, father, grandfather and a pillar of strength in his church and the White City community. Gundy was a US Navy veteran and a retired electrician from St. Joe Paper Company.
Gundy was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 68 years, Eva Sewell Weston; a son, Randy Weston; and sisters, Louise Weston Ryals and Betty Shelton Weston Curlee. He is survived by his sister, Barbara Weston Tyre; three sons, Mike Weston (Cynthia Ellen) of Panama City, Greg Weston (Becky) of Wewahitchka, Kenny Weston (Barbara) of Bristol; daughter-in-law, Karla Weston of Port St. Joe; three brothers-in-law, Gene Ryals of Altha, William Earl “Buddy” Sewell (Angie) of Blountstown, Fate Sewell (Alice) of Altha; two sisters-in-law, Johnnie Maddox of Altha, Marlene Sewell of White City. He was blessed with 9 beloved grandchildren, Randall, Robert, Mark, Ryan, Alicia, Wendy, Shelly, K.W. and Nicole; 17 great-grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews; as well as many wonderful life-long friends.
Funeral services will be held 12 p.m. noon EDT, Thursday, July 27, 2017 at First Baptist Church of White City with Pastor Nick Davis officiating. Interment will follow in Holly Hill Cemetery, Port St. Joe. The family will receive friends at the church from 11 a.m. until 12 p.m. noon, prior to the funeral service. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to First Baptist Church of White City, 7210 Hwy. 71 South, Wewahitchka, FL 32465 or to a charity of your choice in memory or Mr. Weston. Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted at www.southerlandfamily.com.
Southerland Family Funeral Home
100 E. 19th St.
Panama City, FL 32405