Donald E. 'The Rabbit Man' Weaver

Donald Eugene "The Rabbit Man" Weaver, 85, of Kokomo, IN, and having ties to LaFontaine, IN, died Monday, June 1, 2020, at 6:29 p.m., at North Woods Village in Kokomo.

Mr. Weaver was a 1953 graduate of LaFontaine High School and attended the Purdue Ag Short Course. He served in the Army National Guard. He worked at the state highway department for more than 29 years and also farmed for several years. He was a member of the Wabash Free Will Baptist Church, Woodlawn United Methodist Church and the American Rabbit Breeders Association.

He was born April 3, 1935, in Marion to Earnest and Kitty B. Ellars Weaver. He married Linda L. Rennaker in Somerset on April 13, 1958, and she preceded him in death on April 25, 2003. He married Elda Mae Bunch on Nov. 22, 2008, in Gas City, and she survives.

Additional survivors include a son, Ray E. (Karen) Weaver, of Galveston; a daughter, Amanda (Randall II) Sweigart, of Kokomo; two stepdaughters, Judith Searles and Janell Henderson, both of Marion; a stepson, Steven Bunch of Gas City; 10 grandchildren; 10 stepgrandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and several stepgreat and great-great-grandchildren.

Calling is Saturday, June 6, 2020, from 9:30 a.m. to the 11 a.m. funeral service at Wabash Free Will Baptist, 1056 Erie St., Wabash, with Rev. Tod Masters officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.

Arrangements are being handled by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash.

Memorials are to Wabash Free Will Baptist Church.

The memorial guest book may be signed at www.grandstaff-hentgen.com.