Weddle, Joel Edward

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Joel Edward Weddle, 95, passed away Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at his home in Radford with his family by his side. He was a WWII U. S. Army veteran and a member of VFW Post #776. He retired from Burlington Industries and also ran a taxi service.

He was preceded in death by his wife, True Love Cox Weddle; his parents, Edwin and Mary Weddle; son, Darrell “Smiley” Weddle; grandson, Robert Weddle; and son-in-law, Rudy Marsolek.

Survivors include his daughter, Wanda June Marsolek of Roanoke; daughter-in-law and caretaker, Demita Jo Weddle of Radford; grandchildren, Eddie Gregory, Missy Secrist, Christy Weddle, Kiley Joyal; great grandchildren, Thomas Gregory, Whitney McCloud, Dylan Joyal, Arianna Welch, Ally Weddle, Matt Gregory, Kaitlyn Dunford and Christopher Marsolek; great great grandson, Liam Gregory; sister, Edith Johnson of Baltimore, Md.; brother and sister-in-law, Luther and Bonnie Weddle of Radford; special friends, Rosa Stout, Liz Anderson, James Akers and Gary Harris; and many other relatives and friends.

The family would like to say a special thanks to Dr. Detta Rae Compton, Denise Short and Denise Dellinger and Good Samaritan Hospice.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at the Mullins Funeral Home in Radford with Rev. Allison Unroe officiating. Interment will follow in Greasy Creek Cemetery in Willis.

The family will receive friends from 4 until 6 p.m. on Saturday evening at the funeral home.

Flowers will be appreciated or donations may be made to VFW Post #776, 913 Second St., Radford, VA 24141.

The Weddle family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford.