Published in The Advocate on October 4, 2011
Dr. Walton W. "Bud" Weigand
A devoted and loving husband, stepfather and stepgrandfather, he died Thursday, Sept.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Sylvia Olinde Weigand; stepdaughter and husband,
Sylvia Luckett, D; five stepsons and their wives, William III and Charla Logan, Brent and
Melissa Logan, Michael and Tammy Logan, Glenn Logan, and Gregory and Darcy
Logan; and nine stepgrandchildren. He is also survived by a brother, William W.
His family would not be complete without the late Christopher Bohlman, wife Nadia, and
their children, Victor, Austin and Cassandra. Son of the late Thomas Frances Weigand
and Virginia Goldy Shadwell Weigand, and originally from Virginia, Dr. Weigand
graduated from Central High School in Washington D.C., where he was president of
his graduating class, president of the national honor society and won the Daughters of
the American Revolution award.
While studying pre-med at the University of Maryland, he was a member of Sigma Chi
fraternity. He attained his doctorate degree from Baltimore College of Dental Surgery,
the oldest dental school in the world.
He was a veteran of the Air Force, where he served with the rank of captain as base
dental surgeon at Suffolk County Air Force Base, N.Y.
Dr. Weigand lived much of his life on the northshore of Long Island, N.Y. Later he moved
with his wife to retire on the lake in New Roads, where they could be with family. He was
a parishioner of St. Mary Church of False River, and a member of Suffolk County of Long
Island, N.Y., Dental Society, American Dental Association, Psi Omega Dental Fraternity
and Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y., Lions Club.
He volunteered as a principal for Reading Research School. The family would like to
thank his very dear and loving lifelong friend, Al Zanner. They would also like to thank the
many friends and family who gave their continuous love and support, especially Dr. Paul
Rachal, Dr. Andy Olinde, the hospice organization, and the Rev. Miles Walsh.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at St. Mary of False River
Catholic Church, 348 W. Main St., New Roads, Tuesday, Oct. 4, at 2 p.m. Visitation
begins at 1 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to hospice. Arrangements by Niland's Funeral
Service, New Roads, (225) 638-7103.