Thomas Lynn Weir


Thomas Lynn Weir

Thomas Lynn Weir, 54, a lifelong resident of McMinn County, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at a Knoxville health care facility.

He graduated in 1980 from McMinn County High School. He owned and operated Tom’s Small Engine for 25 years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with family. He was of the Christian faith. 

 He is preceded in death by his father, Clyde Thomas Weir; paternal grandparents: Loyd Thomas and AnnaBell Howard Weir; maternal grandparents: Floyd and Emma Pickens Peters; and three cousins: Lisa Weir, Cheria Edmonson and Clinton Weir.

Left to cherish his memory are his daughter, Amy Nicole Weir; mother, Linda Peters Weir; brother and sister-in-law: Jeffery and Pam Weir; two nephews: Justin and Whitney Weir and Blake and Hannah Witt; and several aunts, uncles and other extended family members and friends. 

 A funeral will be held today, Nov., 19, 2017, at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Companion Funeral Home of Athens.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. today prior to the service. A graveside service will be held following the service at Piney Grove Methodist Church. 

Share a personal memory or your condolences with his family at his online memorial located at


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