Lynchburg native Andy Weatherspoon dies at the age of 42

Andy Weatherspoon, age 42, died on March 6. Here he is pictured with his wife, Bethany and two sons, Clayton and Grayson, who survive him. Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 11 at Jennings-Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in Lynchburg. (Photo Provided)

OBITUARY | Andy Michael Weatherspoon, age 42, of Lynchburg, passed away on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at St. Thomas West in Nashville. A native of Moore County, he was born on November 30, 1978 in Tullahoma to the late, Larry Dale and Rebecca Tidwell Erwin Weatherspoon.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Buford and Lillian Weatherspoon; and maternal grandparents, Horace and Ruby Ervin.

He is survived by his loving wife, Bethany Weatherspoon of Lynchburg; sons, Clayton Weatherspoon, Grayson Weatherspoon both of Lynchburg; sister, Karen (Ronnie) Blankenship of Lynchburg; nephews, Josh Blankenship, Noah Blankenship both of Lynchburg; niece, Lily Blankenship of Lynchburg; honorary brother, Rodney (Jennifer) Ervin of Lynchburg; honorary nieces and nephew, Ruby Ervin, Rylee Ervin, River Ervin, all of Lynchburg; father and mother in law, Ricky and Regina Bradford of Estill Springs; brother in law, Derek Riley of Estill Springs; grandfather-in-law, James Hawkins of Estill Springs; sister and brother-in-law, Hannah (Dave) Harrison of Manchester; nieces and nephews, Taylor Prince, Zoey Prince, Coralee Harrison, Waylon Harrison, all of Manchester; a large family of Ervins, Caubles, Weatherspoons; and his youth baseball and football friends.

Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, March 11, 2021 at Jennings-Moore-Cortner Funeral Home with funeral services following the next day at 11 a.m. Pastor Joel Capizzi will officiate. Interment will follow at the Lynchburg Cemetery with Josh Hornaday, Dave Harrison, Peter Capizzi, Jody Patterson, Andy Best, Joe Darnell, Seaborn Womack, and Ted Pierce serving as pallbearers. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to the Andy Weatherspoon fund at Jack Daniels Credit Union for his boys. •

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