Harold "Buck" Weston
January 28, 2021 - August 20, 2013
Harold M. “Buck” Weston, 91, of Sherwood Oaks, formerly of Ross Township and North Fort Meyers, Fla., died Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013. He was the beloved husband for 70 years to Gayle (Myers) Weston; loving father of Tex Weston (Phyliss), Jo Bethea (Ray), the Rev. Gary L. Weston (Bev), Cheryl Pattinson (Jim), and Kirn Michaels (Russ); grandfather of Cody, and the late Collin, Toby, Holly, Meghan, Lexie and the late Jason, Shawn, Scott (Melissa), Michel (Susan), Lisa (Robert), Heather (Dean), Gary Lee and the late Sheila, Dylan, Byron and the late Damon and Amber (David); and great-grandfather to 17 great-grandchildren. Buck was born in 1922, in Sewickley, and was a graduate of Sewickley High School, Class of 1939. A World War ll bomber pilot, he flew 33 missions in the European Campaign with the Eighth Air Force, 359th Bomb Group, for which he was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. During the war in 1943, he married Gayle Myers. After the war, he worked as a salesman for Prudential Insurance company for a few years before starting his own business, the Wunderly-Weston Real Estate Agency, which over the next 30 years grew to become one of the largest real estate companies in the Pittsburgh area, with 14 offices and more than 400 salespeople, before merging with Northwood Realty in 1982, where he served as the broker of record and Chairman of the Board of Directors until 2006. He was one of the founders of West Penn Multi List, for which he served as treasurer for more than 30 years. He was a lifelong member of the American Legion and a 50 plus year member of the Highland Country Club, an avid golfer and bridge player. Buck was past president of the Greater Pittsburgh Board of Realtors. He was a former member of Hiland Presbyterian Church, in Ross Township, Valencia Presbyterian Church, in Valencia, and the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in North Fort Myers, Fla. . There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at First Presbyterian Church of Bakerstown, with the Rev. Gary L. Weston presiding, with a luncheon reception following. Arrangements are by DEVLIN FUNERAL HOME OF CRANBERRY. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Valencia Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund or the National Parkinson’s Foundation.