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Melvin T (Mick) Weems, age 79, passed away on Wednesday, December 6, 2017.
Mick is survived by his wife, Noreen (Albright) Weems, of Peabody; son Darren Weems of Peabody; brother John Weems of Newton; sister Delberta (Weems) Brandt of Jacksonville, Florida; grandchildren Amanda Nuckles, Jarred Weems, Garrett Weems and Ashley Weems; and great- granddaughter Skylar Westerfield.
He is preceded in death by his father, Henry Weems of Peabody; KS; mother Bernice (Johnson) Weems of Peabody; sister Andrea (Weems) Rodgers of Newton; daughters Teresa Weems of Coffeyville and Sandra (Weems) Watson of Portland, Oregon; and great-grandson Reece Nuckles.
Mick was born March 29, 1938, to parents Henry and Bernice (Johnson) Weems. He attended Peabody High School and relocated to Doland, South Dakota, his senior year, where he graduated from Doland High School in 1957.
Mick was well known for his athletic achievements in football and track. He still holds a record for fastest medley relay at Doland High School.
In April of 1958, Mick accepted a position as welder and worked his way up to a field test technician within the engineering department at Hay and Forage, where he worked for more than 41 years.
Mick was a great family man and a loving father. He married Noreen (Albright) Weems on February 14, 1958, and the couple had three children together.
Mick was looking forward to celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on Valentine’s Day 2018.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing and family. His family and friends will always remember him as a memory maker.
Funeral services were to be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, at Peabody United Methodist Church. Graveside service was to follow.
Last modified Dec. 14, 2017