Official Obituary of

Roman Lee Weil, Jr.

May 22, 1940 ~ February 1, 2023 (age 82) 82 Years Old

Roman Weil, Jr. Obituary

Roman Lee Weil, Jr., 82 of Evanston, passed away on February 1, 2023 after a year long battle with cancer. He was born Wednesday May 22, 1940 in Montgomery, AL., the son of Roman Lee Weil Sr., and Charlotte Weil, née Alexander. He is survived by his three children Alexis Weil (Brad Laesch), Charles Weil (Anne), Lacey Weil Ogbolumani (David) as well as 8 grandchildren Isabella, Lily, Greta, Charlie, Baillie, Allie, Conrad and Emeka. Roman was a professor of Accounting at The University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, for most of his career and visited at Stanford, Princeton, and UC San Diego, among others. He wrote several accounting textbooks which were used by many of the top US business schools. He received his BA in Mathematics and Economics from Yale in 1962 and his PhD in Economics from Carnegie Mellon in 1966. A memorial will be held on Saturday, April 29th at 10:30am at Bond Chapel on the campus of The University of Chicago, 1050 East 59th Street, Chicago IL 60637. Interment private. Arrangements entrusted to Evanston Funeral & Cremation, Roland F. Weis director. Info 847 866-8843, condolence and guestbook at

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