Floyd William "Bill" Weston, age 80, passed away Friday, December 5, 2014 in his home in Phoenix, surrounded by his family. He was born March 30, 1934 in Paden, Oklahoma to James and Amy Weston. He grew up in Oklahoma and Kansas, then joined the Armed Services Department, United States Marine Corps.
Bill was a resident of the Verde Valley for over 40 years where he owned the Farmers Insurance Agency and Weston Realty and Investments in Cottonwood. He loved the Verde Valley. He loved fishing and teaching his grandchildren how to fish. He loved haggling at yard sales for the best deals and he loved to travel the world.
He is survived by his long time partner of 16 years, Geraldine "Gerri" Markwald, his duck "Baby Boy", his sister, Arnella Craig, his children, Steve Weston, Marty Weston, Sheri Weston Plummer, Pamela White, Amy Jaye, Michelle Weston Huffaker, Myrna McClellan, Gail Crossman, LuAnn Thompson, Robin Johnson, Jon Banks, James Banks, Jean Shipps, and Dennis Markwald. And we can't count all of the grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held Saturday, December 13, 2014 at the Valley View Cemetery in Clarkdale , AZ, at 11:00 am, with a gathering of friends and family to follow at the home of Nathan and Pam White, immediately following the ceremony. Address: 11105 E. Brooks Ln. Cornville, AZ 86325.