US Air Force


Cecil Harold Weed

January 6, 1932 ~ September 25, 2018 (age 86)

Cecil Harold Weed, 86, of Chapin passed away on Tuesday, September 25, 2018.  Born in Winnsboro on January 6, 1932, he was the son of the late James Harold and Blanch Lucas Weed. 

Cecil enter the USAF after graduating from High School and completing several military coursed related to logistics.  He attained the highest enlisted grade (E9) in December 1969. 

Cecil was Master Sergeant when presented with a commendation medal for meritorious service while assigned as Military Assistance Program Manager for the F5 A/B aircraft missile program.  He was Directorate of Material Management, headquartered in Middletown, Pennsylvania from January 22, 1965 to July 26, 1965. 

When he was Senior Master Sergeant he received a command action medal while in Tan Son Nhut Air Force Base, Republic of Vietnam for his professional skills and initiative during the period from December 10, 1968 to June 11, 1969. 

Cecil also received a commendation medal while at Spangdahlom Air Base, Germany where he spent three years as Chief Master Sergeant for his distinctive accomplishments from June 13, 1972 to March 1, 1974.  Cecil spent 31 years, 11 months, and 17 days serving in the United Stated Air Force. 

He served over twenty-seven years within the USAF inventory management career field.  Performed duties in all functions associated with a normal supply account utilizing manual, PCAM, and data processing techniques.  Functions included stock control, property accounting, budget involving over 80,000 item records and over 2-million-dollar inventory.  He performed as a supervisor/superintendent for twenty-seven years, supervising an average of seven to nine personnel and managing as superintendent an average of three to five functions with eighteen to twenty personnel.  Formulated supply policy, reviewed technical qualifications as assigned personnel, managed overall logistics support for supply operations, as well as providing administrative support.  He also served as a Major Air Command logistics plans and programs superintendent for three years.  He is now at rest with his Lord and Savior in Heaven.  

Cecil is survived by his wife Bobbie; two step-daughters, Pam Collins (Van) and Patty Weed; two step-grandsons, Cliff Collins (Jessica) and Chris Collins (Dorothy); three great grandchildren, Cooper, Lillie Grace, and Grayson Collins; and one step great grandson, Ethan Gattis. 

In addition to his parents and first wife, Martha Ann Castles Weed; Cecil is predeceased by one son, Michael James Weed. 

Memorial services with full military honors will be held at 2:00 pm Friday, September 28, 2018 at Stephen Greene Baptist Church conducted by Reverend Dr. Mickey Cockrell and Reverend Ethan Brown.  The family will receive friends after the service in the church fellowship hall. 

 Memorials may be made to Stephen Greene Memorial Gardens, 500 Seventh Street, Winnsboro SC 29180. 

Pope Funeral Home is assisting the Weed family. 

Donations may be made to:

Stephen Greene Baptist Church cemetery fund
500 Seventh Street, Winnsboro SC 29180

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