Frank H. Weston
Lt. Col. Frank H. Weston (U.S. Air Force, ret.), 94, of Pinehurst, passed away Sunday, April 29, 2012, at his home in Pinehurst, with his family by his side.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at Boles Funeral Home, in Southern Pines, with the Rev. Jim Ewing officiating. Burial, with full military honors, will follow at Pinelawn Memorial Park, in Southern Pines.
He was born March 12, 1918, in Miami. He served his country with the United States Air Force and retired after 20 years of service as a lieutenant colonel, having served in both World War II and the Korean conflict. As a bombardier navigator, his plane was shot down and he became a POW during WWII. He later served as a judge advocate at several different commands.
Following his military career, he worked as an attorney and was the assistant city attorney for the city of Miami and the later the acting city attorney for the city of Miami. He was also a former district manager of the Miami Herald.
Mr. Weston was a member of Community Presbyterian Church in Pinehurst, and was an avid golfer. He had a very optimistic spirit; a strong strength of presence; and was a kind, generous man who will be greatly missed by his family. His children and his grandchildren had great respect for him, and he was responsible for setting the high standards of the importance of education, as he was the first in his family to obtain a college education.
He is survived by two sons, Frank Howard Weston Jr. and wife, Luba, of Yankee Town, Fla., and Cory Malcolm Weston and wife, Susan, of Savannah, Ga.; two daughters, Kathleen Weston, of Durham, and Laurie Davis and husband, Dr. Keith Davis, of Pinehurst; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
His loving wife of 70 years, Violet A. Weston, preceded him in death in 2009. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Robert Weston.
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Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines is serving the family.