William Calvin "Bill" DeWeese

August 12, 1923 - March 04, 2011

William Calvin (Bill) DeWeese, 87, of Bent Mountain, passed away on Friday, March 4, 2011. He was preceded in death by his parents, William Curtis DeWeese and Sally Mills DeWeese, and one brother, Nelson DeWeese. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Cleo Sisson DeWeese; three children, Donald Nelson DeWeese and wife Jennifer; Christine Steppe and husband Charles, King George, VA; Calvin Preston DeWeese, Georgia; two grandsons, Charles Steppe, Jr. and wife Jill, King George, VA; Thomas William Steppe, Williamsburg, VA. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 6, 2011 at Gardner Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Joseph Ashby and the Reverend Vinton Quesenberry officiating. Interment will follow at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery. Friends may call after 2 p.m on Saturday at Gardner Funeral Home where the family will be from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Condolences to the family may be made at

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Violet D. Craighead

Roanoke, Va
March 06, 2011

I was so sorry to hear about Bill's death. He was a very special cousin. My thoughts and my prayers are with you.

Maebelle DeWeese

Salem, Va
March 06, 2011

I was so sorry to learn about Bill's death. My prayers are with you and your family.

Sherman& Effie Nichols

Copper Hill, Va.
March 06, 2011

We are so sorry about Bill's death. Please know that our thoughts and our prayers are with you and your family.