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Construction company executive

Winston Odell Weaver, American construction company executive. Recipient Distinguished Service awards Mental Health Association, 1961, Distinguished Service awards Cancer Crusade, 1966; named Alumnus of Year Bridgewater College, 1968; Outstanding Service award World Vision International, 1970; Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce Businessman of Year award, 1977; Paul Harris fellow Rotary Club.

Background

Weaver, Winston Odell was born on December 15, 1921 in Harrisonburg, Virginia, United States. Son of Marion Ralston and Annie (Shank) Weaver.

Education

Student, Eastern Mennonite College, 1939-1941;Bachelor of Arts, Bridgewater College, 1947;Doctor of Humane Letters, Bridgewater College, 1975.

Career

With, Rockingham Construction Company, Inc., Harrisonburg, from 1946;president, general manager, Rockingham Construction Company, Inc., 1956-1982;chairman, Rockingham Construction Company, Inc., from 1982;owner, Mariann Meadows Farms. Director Mennonite Broadcasts, Inc., Harrisonburg, 1957-1967, vice president, 1962-1967. Advisory board Virginia National Bank, Harrisonburg, 1970-1979, vice chairman, 1975-1979;director First National Bank, Harrisonburg, 1958-1970, vice-chairman World VisionU.S., 1982-1986, chairman, 1987.

Membership

President Harrisonburg-Rockingham chapter Mental Health Association, 1960-1961. Chairman Cancer Crusade, Harrisonburg, 1966. National alumni fund chairman Bridgewater (Virginia) College, 1966, 67, also trustee, member executive committee.

Board directors World Vision United States, 1978-1989, vice chairman, member executive committee, 1979-1989. Member executive committee World Vision International, Los Angeles, 1972-1989, secretary, 1982, board directors, 1964-1989, project director design and construction hospital, Cambodia, 1972-1975. Board visitors James Madison University, Harrisonburg, 1973-1980.

Campaign chairman Harrisonburg/Rockingham United Way, 1976, president, 1977, board directors, 1979-1981. Trustee, executive committee Bridgewater College, 1963-1989. Member American Federation Small Business (director 1981-1985), International Platform Association Clubs: Capitol Hill (Washington).

Lodges: Rotary International (vice president Harrisonburg 1974-1975, president Harrisonburg 1975-1976, Rotarian of Year 1987, Paul Harris fellow).

Connections

Married Phyllis Livengood, July 18, 1942. Children: Winston Odell, M. Steven, M. Gregory.

father:
Marion Ralston Weaver

mother:
Annie (Shank) Weaver

spouse:
Phyllis Livengood

child:
Winston Odell Weaver

child:
M. Steven Weaver

child:
M. Gregory Weaver