Worrell and Walcott, who died in 1967 and 2006 respectively, are buried at 3Ws stadium just outside Bridgetown, Barbados and a plot has been left vacant for their long-time teammate if his family decides to accept it.
Weekes obtained his chivalry in 1995, after his two friends won this honor, and the four-day Caribbean tournament is played for the Headley / Weekes Trophy – in honor alongside another master drummer, George Headley.
One of his four children, David Murray, followed suit by transforming our for the West Indies and obtained 19 trial selections as a wicket keeper between 1978 and 1982.
Announcing the news, Cricket West Indies tweeted, “Our hearts are heavy as we mourn the loss of an icon. A legend, our hero, Sir Everton Weekes. Our condolences go out to his family, friends and many fans around the world. May he rest in peace. ”
West Indies Cricket President Rickie Skerrittsaid: “I want to pay tribute to the amazing legacy of Sir Everton as a great cricketer and a great human being.
“He was the last of the famous three Ws to pass beyond. I had a personal relationship with Sir Everton, I had the opportunity last year to visit him at his home in Barbados when he was discharged from hospital after having had a very serious illness.
“We had the chance to discuss his career. He was a most incredible man and just one of the most humble, honest and wonderful people you could ever meet. ”
The West Indian Players ’Association added its voice to the choir of condolence:“ We salute a great icon of the West Indies; Sir Everton has made an invaluable contribution to sport, his country and the region, we have been blessed to have him among us, may his soul rest in peace. ”
England, who will face the West Indies in their first Ageas Bowl test next Wednesday, said: “A real big game. Our thoughts and condolences go out to the family and friends of Sir Everton Weekes. ”
Weekes fell ill after a heart attack last June, but rallied to celebrate his 95th birthday in February.