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Donald Richard Weiglein, Jr. (Dick)

March 18, 1948 — August 18, 2023

Donald Richard Weiglein, Jr. (Dick), 75, of Lynchburg, died August 18, 2023. He was born in Radford, VA on March 18, 1948, to Donald Richard and Ella May (Flynn) Weiglein. He grew up in St. Albans, WV where his father planted Highlawn Presbyterian Church and served as pastor for 23 years.

Dick was a retired commercial underwriting specialist for Nationwide Insurance, having worked there for 34 years. He was an active member of his beloved Mercy Presbyterian Church, serving as treasurer and deacon.

He was a graduate of Hampden-Sydney College, during which time he met his wife, Margaret, at neighboring Longwood College.

Dick is survived by his wife of 51 years, Margaret Blair Weiglein; daughter, Carrie Finch of Richmond, VA and her children (Parker, Jacob, Amelia); sons, Michael Weiglein (Vail) of Prague, Czech Republic and their children (Presley, Ella, James), and Tom Weiglein (Ruthie) of Virginia Beach, VA and their children (Saul, Granger, Zadie); and sisters, Elizabeth Wallace of Woodstock, GA, Mary Anne Leonard of Newport News, VA, and Jean Chasse of Weare, NH.

Visitation will be held on Friday, August 25, 2023, from 6-8 p.m., and the funeral service will be on Saturday, August 26, 2023, at 1 p.m., both at Tharp Funeral Home in Lynchburg.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Mercy Presbyterian Church Building Fund, 101 D Northwynd Circle, Lynchburg, VA 24502.

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family.
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