Services set for Tuskegee Airman Frank Weaver

Services set for Tuskegee Airman Frank Weaver
Frank Weaver in his U.S. Army uniform. (Source: Family photo)
Frank Weaver in his U.S. Army uniform. (Source: Family photo)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Information on visitation and funeral services for a member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen has been released.

Frank Weaver died August 18 at age 91. A corporal, Weaver was a member of the famed group of African-American military pilots and ground crew members who served in World War II. They formed the 332nd Fighter Group and the 477th Bombardment Group of the United States Army Air Forces

Visitation for Weaver will be 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, August 24 at Forest Baptist Church, 4500 Petersburg Road. There will also be visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. that evening at First Baptist Church of Jeffersontown, 10600 Watterson Trail, where Weaver was a deacon.

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The funeral for Weaver is 11 a.m. Saturday, August 25 at First Baptist Church of Jeffersontown. Interment will take place at Resthaven Memorial Cemetery, 4400 Bardstown Road.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to the church in Frank Weaver's memory.

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