Editor's note: This obituary for Charles Weaver was prepared by his widow, Janet, and Sunset View Cemetery
Charles E. Weaver
June 2, 1940 – December 13, 2012
Resident of Oakland
Charles E. Weaver passed away at his Oakland home with his family by his side on Thursday, December 13, 2012. He was born in Celina, Texas, and lived in Texas and New Mexico until graduating from Eastern New Mexico University. Charlie joined the US Navy, and served as an officer on the USS Pictor. He was later assigned to the Naval Supply Center in Oakland, where he met his future wife, Janet; they were married in 1970. Following the Navy, Charlie enrolled in Golden Gate University to study accounting. Later, he worked at O’Keefe & Lalanne until 1983, when he opened his own CPA practice in El Cerrito, which he maintained until his death.
Charlie was an enthusiastic supporter of Cal Bears, Oakland Raiders, and Oakland A’s; he loved to fly-fish and camp, and travelled internationally. He was a member and past president of Rotary Club of El Cerrito, and recipient of their Lifetime Achievement Award; he was also a member and past treasurer of El Cerrito Chamber of Commerce. Charlie is survived by his wife, Janet; sons, Harlan and Daniel; sister, Karen Stegmeier; and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, and grandnephews.
Friends and acquaintances are cordially invited to attend memorial services Saturday, January 12 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Sunset View Mortuary, top of Fairmount Avenue, El Cerrito, followed by a reception at Mira Vista Country Club, El Cerrito. Memorial donations, if desired, may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. The family wishes to thank Alta Bates Comprehensive Cancer Center, and in particular Dr. Cecchi and Robin Fernandes, FNP for their amazing care and concern.
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