Stanley Joe Weston

Stanley Joe Weston

March 21, 1935 — November 4, 2017

Stanley Joe Weston passed away on Nov. 4, 2017, at the age of 82.

Stanley was born in Merkel, Texas, on March 21, 1935, to Joe and Lena Demere Weston. Stanley started his adult life working on ranches in West Texas, Central Texas and then turned a hobby into a business with Weston Welding. Many ranches in Texas (and one in Kentucky) have Weston built cattle and horse pens and countless Horseshoe Bay homes have fences and entry ways by Weston Welding. The times that Norman Hurd drove up and said “welder can we build this drawing” (on the back of envelope) were numerous and lead to a longtime friendship and mutual admiration. Mr. Hurd referred to Stanley as his artist and welder. Stanley soon learned, just tack it, Mr. Hurd is gonna change it before it was done. Stanley was also very talented in all phases of leather work and stamping. Stanley was a man of few words but meant them. The times that he worked into the night to repair a piece of construction equipment so that the owner could be back on the job the next morning were legendary. He had a strong bond to people that worked as hard as he did.

Stanley is survived by his wife of 61 years, Iva; daughter, Robben and her husband Johnnie of Meadowlakes; daughter, Randy and her husband Kirby of Sylvester; chosen son Shawn McDuffie and his wife Cheryl of Magnolia; grandson Layne Weston Thompson and friend Karyn Myers; grandson Ethan Jacob Head and friend Sarah Lampkin; and granddaughter Amanda McDuffie. He is also survived by his sister, Mary Tom Snoddy of Midland; his brother Bill Weston of Kingsbury; and many cherished cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and his youngest brother Tad Weston.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Nov. 11, at 2 p.m. Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home, 1805 N. Hwy 281, Marble Falls.

Honorary pallbearers will be Vic Counts, Kim Robertson, Leslie Bond, Jack Pitts, Clay Simmons and Gary Thomas.

Reception will be held immediately following at the Weston residence, 2212 FM 2147 West, Horseshoe Bay.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to one of the families chosen charities: Highland Lakes Christmas Is For Kids, P.O. Box 1750, Marble Falls, TX 78654; or Bum Phillips Charities, 2981 S. Riverdale Lane, Goliad, TX 77963.

Arrangements by Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home, Marble Falls, Texas.

Online condolences may be made at clementswilcoxfuneralhome.com.

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