JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A man who brought happiness and smiles to children across Arkansas for years has passed away.
For decades, Weir donned the iconic suit, red hair, and trademark nose to entertain many with fun and games.
Visitation for Weir will be held Monday, Oct. 9 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Smith North Little Rock Funeral Home, 1921 Main Street.
The funeral service happens Tuesday, Oct. 10 at 10 a.m. at Park Hill Baptist Church, 201 East C Ave., North Little Rock. Burial will follow at 1 p.m. at Rest Haven Memorial Park in Russellville.
The Russellville native started his career as a DJ in North Little Rock. Most recently, Weir was a horse racing handicapper with his business Gary Weir Racing.
In 2013 he was inducted into the Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame. The following is his induction video from that year:
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