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Joe Edward Wakeland

October 3, 1926 ~ November 7, 2016 (age 90)
KENNEDALE -- Joe Edward Wakeland, 90, of Kennedale passed away Monday, November 7, 2016.
       Funeral Service: 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Emerald Hills Funeral Home.
       Interment: Emerald Hills Memorial Park. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Wednesday.
       Joe was a hard working family man who retired from the Texas Highway Department after 40 years. He joined the Marine Corps. at a young age and fought in the Pacific Theater including the Battle of Iwo Jima during WWII. He loved camping and spending time by the fireside with his Pat Mayse family.
       Joe is preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Melba Jo Wakeland; parents, Wallace and Bonnie Wakeland; siblings, Ann Gilliam and J.C. Wakeland; granddaughter, Linsey Wakeland.
       Survived by his children, Mary Ann Cain and husband, Jim, Danny Wakeland and wife, Pam, John Wakeland and wife, Julie, Richard Wakeland and wife, Cheryl; Siblings, Gracie Cannon and Lincoln Wakeland; grandchildren, Candy (Nelson), Nicholas, Keely (Bonner), Heath, Tim, Ryan, Philip, Matthew, and Alicia; 14 great-grandchildren and one on the way.


 Service Information

Cemetery

Emerald Hills Memorial Park
500 Kennedale Sublett Rd
Kennedale, TX 76060

Visitation
Wednesday
November 9, 2016

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Emerald Hills Funeral Home
500 Kennedale Sublett Road
Kennedale, TX 76060

Funeral Service
Thursday
November 10, 2016

3:30 PM to TBD
Emerald Hills Funeral Home
500 Kennedale Sublett Road
Kennedale, TX 76060

Interment
Thursday
November 10, 2016

4:30 PM to TBD
Emerald Hills Memorial Park
500 Kennedale Sublett Rd
Kennedale, TX 76060


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