Houston Philanthropist Among Six Victims of Kerville Plane Crash

Houston philanthropist Jeffrey C. Weiss
[photo courtesy of Facebook]
KERRVILLE, Texas (AP) – A well-known Houston philanthropist who was known to voluntarily fly sick people from around the country to hospitals in Dallas and Houston was among six people who were killed in a plane crash in the central Texas town of Kerville Monday morning.

The Texas Department of Public Safety said Jeffrey C. Weiss, a senior vice president for investments at Raymond James and Associates in Houston, was piloting the plane.

Friends of Weiss left heartfelt messages of what they remembered about him on Facebook. One user wrote “He was smart, meticulous and an excellent pilot who will be missed by everyone he ever came into contact with. Heaven has gained an angel and those of use still here on earth can only continue his legacy of kindness, compassion and giving”

The Beechcraft BE58 crashed as it approached Kerville Municipal Airport, about 70 miles northwest of San Antonio.

DPS identified the other victims as: Houston landscape architect Marc Teppesen; his associate Mark Scioneaux; Houston architect Scott Reagan Miller; and Houston real estate investor Stuart Kensinger and his wife Angela Kensinger.

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