A memorial service for Jeffrey Allen Weiland, age 60, of Weatherford, Texas will be 10:00 am Saturday, September 11, 2021 at Pleasant View Baptist Church in Bridgeport, officiated by Britt Doty. Jeff gained his wings on Friday, September 3 at home surrounded by his family.
He was born January 24, 1961 in Council Bluffs, Iowa to John Anthony ‘Jack’ and Sharon Lee (Wageman) Weiland.
Jeff attended Texas A&M University and was a true Aggie thru and thru.
Right out of college in 1983 he started his career with General Dynamics, which later became Lockheed Martin. He had a love of F-16s and they have been his passion throughout his career.
Jeff married the love of his life, Malynda O’Dea in 1984 and went on to have a son and daughter.
He was a world traveler and worked in numerous countries and built longstanding friendships with people everywhere he went.
Jeff never met a stranger and was commonly referred to as a gentle giant. He took on the role of papa to many children, and touched and impacted more people than he ever realized.
He was a family man and worked his entire life to provide for his family. His grandkids were the light of his life, and he was theirs.
Survivors include parents Jack and Sharon Weiland of Runaway Bay, Texas; wife Malynda Weiland of Weatherford; son John Weiland of Weatherford; daughter Tamara Cabe and spouse Crystale of Granbury, Texas; granddaughters Brooklyn, Harley, Madison, and Kensleigh; sister Patricia Short and husband Mike of Chico, Texas; brother Craig Weiland and wife Jana of Llano, Texas; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, friends, and extended family.
He was preceded in death by grandparents John and Sylvia Weiland, and Hank and Ann Wageman.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Pleasant View Baptist Church, 886 CR 1326, Bridgeport, TX 76426.
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