Robert Lewis Weller

August 22, 1929 - February 14, 2019

08/22/1929 - 02/14/2019

AHOSKIE, NC – Robert Lewis Weller, age 89, passed away Thursday, February 14, 2019 at the Gates House, Gatesville, NC.

Mr. Weller was born August 22, 1929 to William and Dorothy Hasenpath Weller in Philadelphia, PA. Robert served in the United States Army and was a firefighter for the City of Norfolk Virginia until his retirement. He was a loving father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, and friend that will be deeply missed.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, William and Jack Weller.

Robert is survived by two sons, Robert Lewis Weller, Jr. of Virginia Beach, VA, and Michael Weller and wife Mary Lou of Aulander, NC; four grandsons, Christopher Scott Weller of Virginia Beach, VA, Richard “Rick” Weller of Virginia Beach, VA, Craig Thomas Weller and wife Lindsey of Eure, NC, and Brian Michael Weller and wife Ashton of Aulander, NC; granddaughter, Amy Michelle Bawson and husband Jeremy; brother, Earl Charles Weller of Southampton County, VA; 12 great grandchildren; and 6 great great grandchildren.

A celebration of life graveside service with military honors will be held Monday, February 18, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens in Norfolk, Virginia with Pastor Wade Bennett officiating.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Weller family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

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Robert Earl Rawls
4 years ago

Sorry to hear of Bob Weller’s passing. Prayers for Mike and his family.

Bri Waller
4 years ago

After spending 25 years with my wonderful grandmother, Weller is and always will be a part of our family. We will miss him dearly and cherish the time we spent with him.

Ellen Waller
4 years ago

A truly amazing man who spent his life helping others. He will be missed beyond words & will forever live in my heart.

Keith Parker
4 years ago

Mike sorry to hear about your Dad thought a lot of him.

Stephen Conway
4 years ago

A great man!!

Stephen Conway
4 years ago

Knew Weller as he was known to me, for many years. He was a wonderful and caring man. He will be greatly missed by me!

Brett, JoAnn, Eric & Aine Waller
4 years ago

Best wishes on your final deployment Bob. It was an honor to have known you for so long. We will all miss you so much, and treasure our memories of the time we spent with you.