Hugh Thomas Weaver, age 86, of Grand Rapids passed away on Sunday, October 21, 2012, after a long illness. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hugh and Lillian (Voden) Weaver; sister, Norma Moore, and daughter, Susan Weaver. He is survived by his daughter, Cynthia Dorman and son, Hugh “Jim” (Tricia) Weaver; grandchildren, Bret (Kelly) Dorman, Haley Dorman, Lauren Weaver and Lawson Weaver; great grandson, Kyelar Parks, and son-in-law, Robert Dorman. A veteran of WWII and a brilliant aeronautical engineer, Hugh was an inventor and patent holder, and was on the design team of the McDonnell Douglas (Boeing) C-17 military transport. He will be greatly missed by his family and many friends. A memorial service will be held Monday, October 29, at the Porter Hills Meeting House, 3600 East Fulton at 2:00 p.m. Family will greet friends and relatives one hour prior to the service (1:00 – 2:00). Memorial gifts may be made to the Porter Hills Benevolent Fund, 4450 Cascade Rd. SE Suite 200, Grand Rapids, MI 49502-4646.