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WILLIAM LYNN WEAVER, M.D., F.A.C.S. 

September 2, 1949 – May 25, 2019

William Lynn Weaver a native of Knoxville, Tennessee retired as Chief of Surgery at North Carolina Veteran’s Administration Medical Center, Fayetteville, NC in November 2018. He served as Senior Associate Dean at Ross University School of Medicine, Dominica Campus in Roseau, Dominica West Indies, as Interim Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Sciences and Chair of Surgery. Formerly, he served as Professor, Chair and Residency Program Director of Surgery at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA.  William Lynn Weaver was a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and served in leadership positions on several prestigious organizations (Atlanta Medical Association, Heritage Fund of the American Medical Association, National Medical Association, Southern Surgical Association, Society of Black Academic Surgeons). Weaver attended Meharry Medical College in Nashville, TN where he received his medical degree (1978). His training in General Surgery included a surgical internship at the Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center in Denver, CO (1979) and his residency was completed at Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA (1983). He served as a Major in the United States Army Medical Corps and as Chief of General Surgery Service at Blanchfield Army Medical Center, Fort Campbell, KY. His undergraduate education was completed at Howard University College of Pharmacy, Washington, DC (1974).

He is survived by his beloved wife, Kathryn Anderson Weaver, three sons Dr. Kibwe (Sylvrine) Aziwike and Jwyanza Weaver, two daughters Kimberly Olajumoke Weaver and Dr. Kimberly Hammond (Leon), adopted daughter Lakisha Bentley, four grand-children (Khary, Karnell, Kibwe Jr., and Vivian), one brother Wayne (Susan) Weaver and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, God-children and many close friends.

A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, June 30, 2019 at 1:00PM at Morehouse School of Medicine, National Center for Primary Care, Louis W. Sullivan Auditorium, 720 Westview Drive SW, Atlanta, GA 30310.

In lieu of flowers, send donations to The Heritage Fund, Atlanta Medical Association, William Lynn Weaver Scholarship Fund, 208 Hawthorne Place, Fayetteville, GA 30214. Call (404) 586-0385 or email executivedirectorama@gmail.com for additional information.

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  • Thursday, May 30, 2019
    The staff of Willie A. Watkins Funeral Home will keep you and your family in our prayers.
    ~ Willie A. Watkins Funeral Home
  • Friday, May 31, 2019
    I would like to express my deepest sympathy to the family and friends of William Weaver. May God's word soothe and comfort your hearts during this most difficult time of grief. Revelation 21:3 & 4 assures us of a time when sickness, pain and death “will be no more”. Also, John 5:28 & 29, Jesus said that “those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out”. Yes, we can be reunited with our loved ones. To learn more about the resurrection hope given by Jesus Christ please visit www.jw.org
    ~ S.P.   Sandersville, GA
  • Friday, May 31, 2019
    To the family and friends of Mr. William L. Weaver, I would like to express my sincere condolences during your time of loss. It is very hard when we lose a love one in death, but the Bible gives us a hope of seeing our love one again.(John 5:28,29 please read) May the GOD of all comfort continue to comfort your family during this most difficult time of loss.(2 Cor. 1:3,4 please read)
    ~ PN   Decatur, GA
  • Friday, May 31, 2019
    We are saddened to know you are grieving the recent loss of your loved one. May you find comfort in the words found in Psalms 34:18 which reads: “ Jehovah is close to the brokenhearted; He saves those who are crushed in spirit.” Our loving God cares about us and is ready to bring us comfort if we allow him (1John 5:14). He also has made the SURE promise of a resurrection RIGHT HERE ON EARTH when it is restored into a beautiful paradise (Acts 24:15 Isaiah 55;11). See and imagine yourself welcoming back to life your dear loved one? Find out more about this resurrection online at JW.ORG
    ~ R&R
  • Friday, May 31, 2019
    To the Weaver family, Im sorry to about the loss of Mr. Weaver. Please draw comfort that you will see Mr. Weaver again during the resurrection (Read John 5:28,29). www.jw.org.
    ~ Tundra
  • Friday, May 31, 2019
    My deep condolences on the loss of your loved one. This comforting article has helped many to cope with grief: https://www.jw.org/finder?wtlocale=E&docid=102018088&srcid=share
    ~ Grace A
  • Friday, May 31, 2019
    My family and I send our deepest condolences to the Weaver family. May God continue to keep you uplifted and encouraged in prayer knowing that Dr.Weaver is in a better place. Rest well Dr. Weaver...
    ~ Darlene Warford-Griffin   Spotsylvania, VA
  • Thursday, May 30, 2019
    Dear Family, Grief can be so hard at times, but our cherished memories help to cope. Hold tight to those memories. Lean on each other for support. And may you find comfort in God’s promise at (John 5: 28, 29).
    ~ joyceA   DE
  • Friday, May 31, 2019
    To family and friends my deepest sympathies to you for the loss of your love one. The death of a loved one brings tears and sorrow. It is comforting to know that the Bible at John 5:28,29 promise that our loved ones who have died can live again by means of the Resurrection. Also Isaiah 26:19 says "Your dead will live... the earth will let those powerless in death come to life". Learn more about the Resurrection hope and many more blessings that the Bible offers for obedient mankind at www.jw.org.
    ~ E Blair   Americus, GA
  • Thursday, May 30, 2019
    I'm sorry for your loss. Please know that others care and that God cares for you, 1 Peter 5:7, for he heals the brokenhearted, Psalm 147:3
    ~ Kiki
  • Saturday, June 1, 2019
    Please accept my sincere condolences. Your family and friends can be a great source of comfort during such a grievous time. You can also find comfort from Jehovah the God of comfort. 2 Cor: 1: 3,4
    ~ Rhonda
  • Thursday, May 30, 2019
    Our deepest condolences to all the love ones of the dearly departed. The words found at 2 Corinthians chapter 1 verses 3 and 4 were especially comforting to our family during the loss of our parents and dear loved ones. It says, "Praised be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of tender mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our trials so that we may be able to comfort others in any sort of trial with comfort that we receive from God." May these words strengthen you too.
    ~ Robinson   Baltimore, MD
  • Saturday, June 1, 2019
    To the family, please take comfort in Jesus words "there will be a resurrection and sickness and death will be gone forever." John 5:28,29;Rev.21:4 For more comforting words, please visit: JW.ORG
    ~ Tricia
  • Friday, May 31, 2019
    May Jehovah the God of all comfort be with the family.
  • Friday, May 31, 2019
    May Jehovah the God of all comfort be with the family.
  • Friday, May 31, 2019
    May Jehovah the God of all comfort be with the family.
  • Friday, May 31, 2019
    I would like to offer my condolences to the family and friends of William Lynn Weaver. During this very difficult time please express your feelings in a prayer to God. (Psalm 83:18) He is a God of comfort and will comfort your family during the loss of your beloved one. ( 2 Corinthians 1:3,4) Please explore the jw.org website for more spiritual guidance.
    ~ M.Owes   GA
  • Tuesday, June 4, 2019
    With heartfelt sympathy for your loss. God's word at Isaiah 25:8 tells us that Jehovah God will swallow up death forever! Death will be no more. Mourning will be no more. Those lost in death can be resurrected and have the prospect of living forever as God intended. May you find comfort in this soon to be fulfilled promise of God. To learn more visit: www.jw.org
    ~ D Blatch
  • Wednesday, June 12, 2019
    To the Family and Friends: Please accept my condolences. I am sorry for your loss. May the God of all comfort be with you in your time of deep sorrow (2 Corinthians 1:3,4). We look forward to the time when God will fulfill His promise at Revelation 21:3,4 that He will remove all causes of pain, suffering, and death. Until that time, may you cherish the memories you shared.
    ~ L Brown
  • Sunday, June 16, 2019
    There is no worse feeling than the sting of death of a loved one. I am sorry for your loss, hopefully this can bring some comfort and hope. https://www.jw.org/finder?wtlocale=E&issue=2018-11&pub=g18&srcid=share
    ~ Gene A