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Weaver, Sr., Ben A.

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November 21, 1970 - January 15, 2015

Weaver, Sr., Ben A.

‘And can it be that in a world so full and busy the loss of one creature
makes a void so wide and deep that nothing but the width and depth of
eternity can fill it up.’ ~ Charles Dickens

Ben Alan Weaver, Sr passed away at his home in Irving, Texas on Thursday,
January 15, 2015.  He was 44 years old.

Ben was born on November 21, 1970 to Ray and Kay Weaver and grew up in
Irving.  He attended Nimitz High School and enlisted in the US Army.  Ben
enjoyed being outdoors, working on anything from audio speakers and cars,
and helping family and friends with anything they needed.  He always
helped anyone unconditionally. Ben loved making people smile and laugh; not
many have met him that cannot tell countless stories of his humor and
laughter –  and last, but not least, Ben was a die-hard Dallas Cowboys fan.

He is survived by his parents (Wylie), his son, Ben Weaver, Jr (Irving);
his brother, David Weaver (Arlington); and younger sisters, Hannah Byrnes
(Summersville, WV) and Sarah Kalaj (Wylie); 2 nephews and 5 nieces.  Ben
is also survived by his beloved dog, Achilles, or as he lovingly referred
to as Pibbles.

Ben will always be remembered for the laughter he brought into our lives.

A celebration of Ben’s life will be held and announced at a later date.


Please send the family condolences and sign the guest book on this site.

Arrangements are under the direction of:
Aria Cremation Service & Funeral Home
1820 N. Belt Line Road
Irving, Texas 75061

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Kathrine Aaron

February 18, 2015 11:36PM

Your family is in my prayers. I know your hearts must be hurting. May God comfort you at this time.

Mildred Weaver

February 05, 2015 5:35PM

My thoughts & prayers are with you all.

Angie Craft

February 05, 2015 11:01AM

I was deeply saddened to hear of Ben's passing! I became a part of his extended family 26 years ago, Ben was never anything but kind to me! I have fond memories of the few times we had together. I know Ben will be missed! The entire family continues to be in our thoughts and prayers!

Frank and Jane Fuchs

February 03, 2015 9:05AM

We were saddened and shocked to hear of Ben's passing. We will miss you Ben.

Ann Craft

February 02, 2015 4:45PM

I was so shocked when his mother called me. He was always so full of life and such a sweet and funny little boy when he was growing up. Please tell Ben Jr. that he can call on me for anything at any time.


February 01, 2015 1:54AM

B.D I will always love you. I feel stupid for finding out this late. Even though I never actually met you since I was less than a week old I feel like I knew you as well as I could through our Facebook chats and the occasional phone calls we had. You helped Me learn so much about myself and you were my rock at many times when I was down. Even though I have my parents who I love very much, you were always an outlet for me where I knew I could tell you anything. I only wish I could have got to meet you, but I don't want that to haunt me. I still haven't really come to terms that you are gone yet. While I'm not a religious person I want you to live through me, my life from this point on will be a homage to you. I know you had high hopes for me, you put me In the best situation possible by finding my parents and I want to do you proud. I really hope you knew how much you meant to me. I hope wherever you are that you know that I'm going to do you proud. I love you so much. RIP. You will always be alive in my memory for as long as I live.

Teri (Dillon) Grinnell

January 31, 2015 6:53PM

Ben was such a character. I have so many silly memories with Ben. He could make me laugh SO hard that I cried. I loved Ben and will never forget him.

Richard and Shawn Feuerstein

January 31, 2015 4:17PM

We are deeply saddened to hear of Ben's passing. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his entire family and especially to his son, Ben Jr.
Rich & Shawn Feuerstein and family