Dick Weber is the most recognized name in the history of bowling. He was the true Ambassador for the sport and was admired, loved and respected by millions of bowlers and bowling fans. His popularity actually spanned the globe; he was as well-known and revered overseas from Europe to Asia.
Dick passed away on February 14, 2005 after returning home from the opening ceremonies of the USBC National tournament.
In April, 2006, Bill McCorkle, Columbus, Ohio organized a tribute to Dick, held in St. Louis Mo. at the International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame. PBA Champions, Touring Pros, Hall of Famer’s, Old friends, Competitors, Former teammates, etc. literally came from all over the country to attend. Each person paid their own expenses. While at the event, interviews were recorded of old stories and fond memories of Dick Weber.
Over 36 hours of interview footage combined with some "never before seen" tapes and pictures were edited to compile a beautiful documentary. The story is based on his life and placed in chronological order.
Dick Weber always made himself available and was beyond generous with his time and energy to support and better the sport of bowling.
Dick Weber’s designated charity was the International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame. All profits go to this charity in the memory of Dick Weber.
Purchase this video tribute as a remembrance to a great man. DVD (90 minutes)