Saturday, April 20, 2013
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John Paul Weeks, Sr.
John Paul Weeks, Sr., age 87, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Thursday, April 18, 2013. He is preceded in death by his parents, Paula K. and Lowrey G. Weeks, as well as his beloved wife of fifty years, Alice Lynn Weeks. Mr. Weeks is survived by his children, Dana Cottingame of Dallas, TX, Lou Sams of Tallahassee, FL, Paula Barnett of Austin, TX, John Paul Weeks, Jr. and Sissy Routh, both of Lawrenceville. He is also survived by eight grandchildren.
Born in Charleston, South Carolina, John went on to serve in the United States Navy during World War II as a radio operator. After his service, John then went on to become a pioneer of the telecommunications industry in the United States.
The family would like to thank all of Mr. Weeks dear friends, particularly his cargiver, Tavaris Turner, for their abundance of support and love. Donations, in Johns memory, may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd St., New York, NY 10016. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy, Lawrenceville, GA 30046, 770-277-4550. Online condolences may be expressed at www.wagesandsons.com.