Gary D. Weatherington, Sr.,72, of East Moline passed away December 13, 2022 at his home.
Funeral services will be 12:00pm Saturday at Schroder Mortuary, Silvis. Visitation will be 4-7pm Friday at the mortuary. Burial will be in Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline. Memorials may be made to Cerebral Palsy Association.
Gary was born May 29, 1950 in Harrisburg, IL the son of John and Tessie (Hogg) Weatherington. He married Twila Parsons September 9, 1969 in Rock Island County. They later divorced. Gary worked as a fabricator and mechanic at Woods Garage, Seneca, the City of East Moline, M & M Motorsports, and most recently Jewel Tool. He enjoyed working on cars and stock cars and drag racing. He loved spending time with his family.
Survivors include his children Tonya Weatherington of Moline, Ginger (Bill) Anderson of Carbon Cliff, and Gary Weatherington Jr. of Carbon Cliff; stepchildren Shani Webb and Justin Webb both of Colorado; grandchildren Tucker, Haylee, Aden, Shyla, Skylar, and Brittany and a sister Mervin McCord.
Gary was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Albert, James, Lloyd, Larry, and a sister Marilyn.