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Raymond I. Weakland, the former owner of Green Planters, died at his Hayes home June 24, 2019, at the age of 88, surrounded by his family.

Mr. Weakland was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Helen L. Weakland.  

Ray had a sense of humor like none other, witty, and always laughing. The family enjoyed many vacations together, especially with Ray’s grandchildren by his side.

He is survived by four children, Ray Weakland, Gene Weakland (Brenda), Cindy Popek (Marc), Ken Weakland (Patricia); a brother, Arnie Weakland; 10 grandchildren, including three very special grandchildren who were his caregivers, Kenny, Chad and Alyssa; eight great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren, and his two canine companions, Henry and Dexter.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, June 27, 2019, in the chapel of Hogg Funeral Home. The family will receive friends following the service.  

We would like to extend a special thank you to George and Samantha from hospice for the exceptional and compassionate care.

In his memory, contributions may be made to Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society, P.O. Box 385, Gloucester, Va. 23061 or Riverside Walter Reed Hospice, 7358 Main Street, Gloucester, Va. 23061.