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March 11, 1932 - August 14, 2017

Service Date: August 17, 2017

On Thursday, August 17 at 2:00 pm there will be “A Service of Remembrance” for this good man at the   Melton Mortuary Chapel.   Pastor Thomas Shepherd will be officiating.   The family will be receiving friends at 12 noon.  Joe will be laid to rest in the Sunset Memorial Park, his family will serve as pallbearers.

Joseph Webber Jr.,

On Monday, August 14, 2017, surrounded by his family, Joseph Webber Jr., passed away in his 85th year. 

Joe, as he was affectionately known, was born on March 11th, 1932 at Montcoal.  He was the son of Joseph and Stella Kalinsoki Webber Sr.  A sister, Helen Spence and a brother, Robert have preceded him in death as well.  He is survived by brothers, Eddie Webber and his wife, Peggy and Raymond Webber  all of Whitesville, Sammy Webber and his wife, Phyllis of White Sulphur Springs and sister, Nancy Shultz of Spring Hills, Florida. 

Joe spent his childhood at Montcoal where he graduated from Marsh Fork High School, Class of 1951.  Joe entered the military serving in both the US Marine Corps and the US Navy, retiring as Chief Petty Officer with 20 years of service to his country.  He was very proud of his military career.  Joe had a high  work ethic.   He then returned to West Virginia and worked for Peabody Coal from 1972 to 1991.  His interests included wood working and he always enjoyed the color blue.

We Joe’s family, have been blessed.   We are a blended family that has made it work. 

Joe was first married to Sylvia Williams who preceded him in death.   They were the parents of Joseph Webber III and Sherry Tolliver and her husband, Kevin all of Goldsboro, North Carolina, Michael Webber and his wife, Sandra of Crab Orchard.

After being widowed, Joe would later marry Susan Coulson.  He is survived by her children, Amy Sturgiss of Woodland Hills, California and Beth Ann Davis and her husband, Matthew of Roundup, Montana.

Joe and Susan worshiped at the Bible Baptist Church at MacArthur.

Joe has been a wonderful grandfather to Jay Pouttu and his wife, Holly, Kayla Williamson and her husband, Randall, Cody Davis, Katie Sturgiss, Jessie Stump and Colton Joseph Davis.   There are six great grandchildren.   Tragically, grandson, Tyler Smith perished in a motorcycle accident on August 13th, 2014.

On Thursday, August 17 at 2:00 pm there will be “A Service of Remembrance” for this good man at the   Melton Mortuary Chapel.   Pastor Thomas Shepherd will be officiating.   The family will be receiving friends at 12 noon.  Joe will be laid to rest in the Sunset Memorial Park, his family will serve as pallbearers.   

God Bless our dear Joe.   He has been good to all of us.   We know he has gone to his heavenly reward,    thank you Lord, for giving us Joe for 85 years. 

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