Larry Joe “Doc” Weeks, 75, of Shelby, formerly of Olivet, died Thursday, September 30, 2021, at Mercy Health Lakeshore Campus in Shelby. He was born January 29, 1946, in Charlotte, the son of Leo and Frances (Murphy) Weeks.
Doc grew up in Olivet where he attended Olivet Schools and later served as a reserve police officer for the Olivet Police Department. He worked for many years as a heavy equipment operator, retiring in 2008 from Hallack Contracting in Hart. In his spare time, Doc loved fishing, camping, watching Hallmark movies, woodworking and finding and polishing rocks. He also enjoyed spending his retirement years at the lake and spending winters in California with his daughter. Most of all, Doc loved his adventures with his grandchildren.
Doc is survived by: his wife, Jean Ann Weeks; his children, Sherri (Robert Bone) Weeks, Larry (Sarah) Weeks II, Michele (Jeff) Smith, and Becky (Roger) Flewelling; 12 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; his brothers, Leo (Marilyn) Weeks, and Milton (Alice) Weeks; and several nieces and nephews.
Doc was preceded in death by his parents, and his dear friend, Dick Mott.
Memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM, Sunday, October 10, 2021, at Lee Center United Methodist Church with Pastor Gysel officiating. The church is located at 23058 21 Mile Road in Olivet. A luncheon will be held after the service.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association in Doc’s honor.
Harris Funeral Home, in Shelby, is handling arrangements.
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