In Memory of SFC Aaron James Weaver
October 3, 1983 – August 2, 2020
82nd Airborne Division
Sgt. 1st Class Aaron James Weaver came into the world October 3, 1983. After a courageous and long battle with depression, Aaron James left this world August 2, 2020.
Aaron enlisted in the military after September 11, 2001. Directly after high school graduation, he joined the Army full time and has continued his career there.
AJ was a member of the 82nd Airborne Division. His deployments include Iraq from November 2005 to November 2006, Iraq from April 2008 to May 2009, Korea July 2014 to July 2015, and he returned back to Iraq from April 2017 to December 2017.
Aaron served at the following bases: Fort Sill, Camp Atterbury, Camp Casey South Korea, Joint Base Lewis McCord and Fort Bragg. AJ’s military awards are many and they include: The Combat Action Badge, three Meritorious Service Medals, three Army Commendation Medals and completed Air Assault School.
His fellow unit members would tell you that he was one of the kindest men you would meet. He would speak his mind but judging of people, he did not. He enjoyed playing jokes on his unit, and he was a good recipient of gentle jabs from them.
He is remembered by his big smile and greater than life hug. His sisters would tell you he always made them feel protected. He may not have let his sisters know it, but he always had their backs and would protect them.
He often went along with his sisters’ requests, even if that meant they got to dress him up and put makeup on him, although he never would admit this. He was a sweet soul.
Aaron was a member of the United States Military Veterans Bike Club. The members of this club meant the world to Aaron. He enjoyed his times with them and he was very thankful of the support they provided to him during his times of need. They are a brotherhood and are his extended family. Aaron James will be missed by so many.
Survivors include: his children, Jaxon, Gaven, and Harli, and their mother Jennifer; his mother, Jackie Stoner and fiancé James Miller; his father, Randy, and stepmother, Jenny Weaver; siblings, Tosha and husband, Bryan Potter, of Weatherford, Lauren Musick-Day and Sarah, Kristen, Zach, Caleb, and Hannah Weaver, of Weatherford; grandparents, Betty and Larry Skelton, Jimmy and MaryJane Weaver and Grandfather Buddy Whitley; three nephews, Cameron George, Pehton Potter, and Edan Musick-Day; many aunts, uncles, cousins; and a host of other relatives and friends.
He is preceded in death by his grandfather Richard Tuck, grandmothers Lynn Whitley and Peggy Weaver.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to: Military Vets Motorcycle Club, P.O. Box 48171, Cumberland, NC 28331.
Condolences can be made online at www.classicfunerals.com.