MEMPHIS, Tenn. — John Ross Weems, 85, died Sept. 9, 2021, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis.
Services are 2 p.m. today at the chapel at Robinson Funeral Home in West Point with the Rev. Ford Williams officiating. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery.
Mr. Weems was born Feb. 20, 1936, to the late Ruth Belk Weems and Ralph Hicks Weems. He graduated from West Point High School and then graduated from Mississippi State University with a mechanical engineering degree.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Speetjens Weems; and brother, Ralph Hicks Weems Jr.
He is survived by his daughter, Peggy Read of Collierville, Tenn.; and two grandchildren.
Pallbearers are Ralph Weems III, Belk Weems, Paul Gentry, Charlie Finch, Mark Read and Randall Weems.
Memorials may be made to Riveroaks Reformed Presbyterian Church 1665 S Germantown, TN 38138.