On January 11, 2017, a bright, sunny day, William Charles ‘Bill’ Weber, Jr., 81, flew away to the place where peace and joy never end, at home with his beloved Savior, Jesus Christ. Injured in a fall he spent his last days at his residence surrounded by his loving family.Born September 25, 1935, in Big Beaver Township, his parents were William Charles Weber, Sr. and Annabel Forney Weber. He loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing and camping with his family. Bill had many interests including boating, woodworking, oil painting, teaching gun safety to boy scouts, reading, hiking and travelling. An avid CB radio enthusiast, Bill’s handle was ‘Little Abe’. He and his wife, Shirley, have visited all 50 states, always interested in our great land.Bill retired from McDanel Refractory in Beaver Falls, having worked as a kiln fireman. While employed, he served as a past president of the local International Flint and Glass Workers Union. He had past memberships in Boy Scouts, Sportsman Club of Koppel and New Galilee, and Big Beaver Volunteer Fire Company. He was a lifelong member of the National Rifle Association.A loving and caring man Bill is survived by his wife of 57 years, Shirley Annette Schuler Weber; his son William C. Weber III and wife, Maureen, of Center Township; a daughter, Annette Thompson and husband, Michael, of Rochester, NY; a granddaughter, Annette F. Weber, of Center Township; two grandsons, Caleb and Matthew Thompson, of Rochester, NY; a brother George J. Weber of New Galilee, two sisters, Flora Garman of New Galilee and Marion Brown of Ellwood City and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.Bill commanded love and respect from all who loved him. His integrity was impeccable, and he was a knowledgeable man.Besides his parents and parents-in-law, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Walter, Clifford, Glenn and Warren; three sisters, Mary Primerano, Dorothy Johnson and Virginia Harris; four nephews, three nieces and a grandson, Jacob Thompson.A lifelong member of Homewood United Methodist Church, where he was baptized and raised, Bill dearly loved and served his church by singing tenor in the choir for many years, serving as a trustee and board member and worked as needed. It was here at the church that he met his beloved wife, Shirley.Friends will be received Friday from 2 to 8 p.m. in the Simpson Funeral & Cremation Services, 1119 Washington Avenue, Monaca, where funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. by his pastor, Angelique O. Bradford.Interment will follow in Sylvania Hill Memorial Park.The family has suggested contributions in Bill’s memory may be made, if desired, to Homewood United Methodist Church, 127 First Avenue, Beaver Falls, PA 15010.To share online condolences, get directions and other information, please visit simpsonfuneralhome.com.