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    Brother Wesley H. Weysham, Jr.

    Suncoast Local 2546

    Sarasota County Fire Department 

     
    Brothers and Sisters,
     
    We are sorry to announce the untimely passing of brother Wesley Weysham. Brother Wes was a member of Sarasota County Fire Department as Firefighter Paramedic from 06-04-07 until he retired 06-06-17. He was a former member of Sarasota's station #22-A crew. Brother Wes was a patriot who proudly served in the US Navy from 1977-82. He also served as a member of the Sarasota K-9 Search and Rescue. He was a loving son, husband, father and grandfather.
     
    Brother Wes came across an MVA on I-75 in Hillsborough County and stopped in the early morning hours this past Sunday (Feb 24, 2019) to render aid to the injured. While heroically rendering aid to a stranger, brother Wes became a victim himself of a secondary crash at the scene that tragically took his life.
     
    A GoFundMe account has been set up under the Suncoast Professional Firefighters and Paramedics Charitable Organization to aid the family with expenses.  That link is:
     
     
    Celebration of Life  
    Tuesday March 5, 2019
     
    Funeral Service
    2:30 pm (Please arrive 15 minutes early) 
    National Cemetery
    9810 State Road 72 
    Sarasota, FL 34241 
     
    "Celebration of Life" Service
    3:30 pm
    Farm Bureau
    7289 Palmer Blvd. 
    Sarasota, FL 34240



    What We Do
    Our Executive Board, Trustees, Staff and Legal Counsel work tirelessly to ensure that our members have the best representation in order to ensure a fair and equitable workplace.

    Who We Are
    Suncoast Professional Firefighters & Paramedics was chartered on November 29, 1976 as the Sarasota Professional Firefighters.

    Who We Represent
    Suncoast Professional Firefighters & Paramedics represents over 1,400 professional firefighters and EMS personnel in Manatee, Sarasota and Charlotte counties across 12 jurisdictions.
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