Jason Vaughn DeWeese

Jason Vaughn DeWeese

November 25, 1971 – December 20, 2023

Jason Vaughn DeWeese, age 52, passed away peacefully at his home on December 20, 2023, in Papillion, Nebraska. Jason was born on November 25, 1971, to Glen and Teresa DeWeese. Jason was a graduate of Castle High School in Newburgh, Indiana. While there, he was a star football player and still holds records in weightlifting. He attended Purdue University where he graduated with a Degree in Mechanical Engineering. He was currently employed by BBS Automation as a mechanical engineer. Jason had designed amazing tools and machines over his many years as an engineer. Jason loved fixing and building things, fast cars, spending time with his family, and he especially loved taking his dogs, Oreo and Piper, to the local Wal-Mart and Home Depot where all the workers knew them by name. This was part of his socialization for dog training, which he loved to do. Jason had the biggest, kindest heart. He was an amazing husband, father, son, brother, and friend to so many people. Jason would do anything to help others. He was so proud of his children.
Jason was preceded in death by his son, Ryan, and his parents, Glen and Teresa DeWeese of Boonville, Indiana.  He is survived by his wife, best friend, the love of his life, Tasha; daughters Ivy Rayne, Kyndel Paige, Makenze Jean; son, Steven; sister, Christie (Mike) Still of Tennyson, Indiana; aunt Mary Graham of Greenfield, Indiana; mother-in-law, Delight Alexander; sister-in-law Melissa (Eric) Brown; sister-in-law Brandy Ezell, all from Madisonville, Kentucky; nieces: Gracelyn, Macie, Cierra, and Stella; nephew, Alex; and many cousins.

VISITATION: Thursday, December 28, 2023, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00.p.m. at the West Center Chapel, followed by FUNERAL SERVICE at 7:00 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, Memorials are suggested to Ivy’s Education Fund.

To view a live broadcast of the Service, please visit www.heafeyheafey.com and click the “Live Cast” button at the top of the home page.



  • Cindy Kargle Posted December 24, 2023 2:45 pm

    Thoughts and prayers 🙏

  • Bergner Jeanie Posted December 24, 2023 8:54 pm

    OMG!! Tasha I am so very sorry to read of your husband’s passing and shocked to say the least. Prayers for you and Ivy for peace and comfort. Love you & will be praying for you.

  • Kari Pokorski Posted December 25, 2023 1:25 am

    Tasha, I’m so sorry for your loss. I’m thinking of you and your family at this difficult time.

  • Michelle and Jocelyn Wells Posted December 26, 2023 7:48 pm

    Tasha…. You have my deepest sympathies. I am beyond sorry for the loss of Jason. He truly was an amazing guy. You and your family are in my thoughts, prayers and always in my heart. I love you so much.

  • Ron Holst Posted December 27, 2023 3:51 am

    I write with great sadness and shock. I worked alongside Jason on several projects and led teams that benefited from Jason’s innovative thinking, attention to detail and creativity.. His passing is a tremendous loss for all who were fortunate to have known him. He will be missed !

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