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In lieu of flowers the family desires donations be made on Steve's behalf to the Popular Rotorcraft Association (PRA) to honor his passion for the sport and inspire others. Here's the link


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“My sincere condolences to the Weir family. I was out of town when I found out. May he rest in peace. ”
1 of 14 | Posted by: Bobby Bernardin - Mont Belvieu, TX

“Rest in peace Steve. Mamie ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: Mamie - Baytown, TX - Friend

“Jan I am praying for you and your family at this time. Just remember that God has his hands on you and he will never leave you nor forsake. Stay...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Robbie Richard Rogers

“Jan: I was saddened to hear of your sudden loss. Although no words can really help to ease the loss you bear, just know that you are in my thoughts...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Karen Jones - Houston, TX

“Dearest Jan, I am sorry for your loss -- I can only imagine what you are feeling right now. I wish I could give you a big hug! You are in my prayers...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Anne Amis - Kingwood, TX

“Jan -- I'm so sorry to hear about your husband. There are no words I can say to ease your pain. Please know that I am covering you in prayer. I...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Lisa Black

“Do not stand at my grave and weep. I am not there. I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow. I am the diamond glints on the snow. I am the...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: carol crowder - houston, TX

“My sincerest condolences go out to the Weir Family and all those whose lives were touched by Steve. I had the privilege to spend a little but very...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Kovács Gábor - FL

“Steve always had such a pleasant personality. When I'd go to the flying field, I'd always be looking for him, hoping that he'd be there. He had a...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Coda Riley - Mont Belvieu, TX

“Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Lorey Wing

“Jan, life is so unpredictable and leaves us with so many questions, the big one for me is WHY? My heart is breaking; so I can only imagine that...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Mary Durant - Atascosita, TX

“His flame will always burn bright in your heart. May your years of memories give you some comfort as you continue your own journey. Love, Shelley ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Shelley

“My hearts go out to the Weir family at this time. Some of you may not know me but I was a good friend of Mildred and met Steve quite a few times when...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: sherry butler - Baytown, TX

“We will always remember you as an inspiration to the love of our sport. You will be missed. ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Mike Grosshans - Houston, TX

Steve Weir, age 59, of Baytown, passed away on Saturday, November 16, 2013 in Anahuac. He was born on May 5, 1954 in Baytown to Oscar "Jerry" and Mildred Faye Russell Weir. Steve retired from Bayer Chemical in 2010 as a Shift Supervisor. He taught a variety of Sailing classes, and held a Captain's License. He was the President of the Gyrocopter Club, Chapter #62. Steve also traveled extensively and was an avid SCUBA diver.

He is survived by his wife Jan Benjamin Weir of Baytown; brothers, Bruce Weir and wife, Nancy, of Austin, and Mark Weir of Baytown; step-sons, Wayne Westfall and wife, Elizabeth, of Whidbey Island, WA, and Wesley Westfall of Baytown; step-mother, Sue Weir of Rockport; brother-in-law, Mike Stephens; nieces, Tiffany Magill and husband, Terry Keith, Jr. and Haily Gugel ; nephew, Shane Josey and wife, Victoria; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, and other family members. Steve was preceded in death by his son, Mason Weir and sister, Susan Stephens. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 1 PM in the Chapel of Crespo and Jirrels Funeral Home, with Rev. David Pryor officiating.

The family requests that memorials be made in Steve's name to the Popular Rotorcraft Association (PRA) to honor his passion for the sport and inspire others. Donations can be made at this link: