Joseph Perry Weaver, age 70, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Tuesday, February 16, 2021 following a brief illness.

He was born in Bucktown in Gilmer County February 21, 1950. He served his country in the United States Army from 1968-1974. He had many trade talents including carpentry, floor sanding, building and masonry, and spent the past 22 years as co-owner of Foothills Retirement Home in Dahlonega, GA. Perry was a talented musician who could play anything with strings, and was even invited to play at the BlueBird Cafe in Nashville, TN at one time. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend to many.

Perry was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Zennie Weaver; brother, Jack Weaver; nieces, Teresa and Patsy Weaver, Maggie Patterson, Nancy Mullis and Britney Cardenas; sisters-in-law, Cathy Weaver, Ruth Weaver, and Jean Weaver; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Glenn and Inez Gilstrap Head; and brother-in-law, Ricky Head.

He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Glenda Sue Weaver; children, Jody and Debbie Weaver, Russell Butler, Cindy Butler and Bobby Skinner, and Adam Butler; grandchildren, Dustin Jarrard, Eli McMillian and Hannah Autry, Owen Butler, Chrissy and Stevie Ray, Bubba Skinner, Will Skinner, Shelby Skinner, and Lilly Skinner; great-grandchildren, Parker Jarrard and Jameson McMillian; sisters and brothers-in-law, Polly and J.B. Bearden, and Peggy and Charles Hood; brothers and sisters-in-law, Hoyt and Peggy Ann Weaver, and Mark and Barbara Weaver; brothers, Fred Weaver and Jim Weaver; and sister-in-law, Doris Weaver. Numerous nieces and nephews, many friends, and a host of other relatives also survive.

Due to COVID, the family will have a private viewing.

A graveside service is scheduled for family and friends at 2:00 PM Saturday, February 20, 2021 at Cane Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Lumpkin County.

Everyone is asked to wear a mask and practice social distancing. 

Rev. Kris Butler and Rev. Lyman Caldwell will officiate.

Military Honors will be provided by the Veteran’s Honor Guard.

Online condolences may be made at www.andersonunderwood.com.

Anderson-Underwood Funeral Home Dahlonega, GA is in charge of arrangements.