Weigel, Sr., Joseph Albert—age 82 of Powell, went to be with his Heavenly Father Thursday, December 22, 2011 at Tennova Residential Hospice.
He was beloved husband, dad, and papaw, and a charter member of Christus Victor Lutheran Church. He was a graduate of Powell High School and University of Tennessee. He served as vice president of the Knoxville Area Lutheran Layman's League and treasurer of Rocky Top Missions Council (LCMS). He retired from the State of Tennessee Dept. of General Services. Veteran of the U.S. Army.
Preceded in death by granddaughter, Caitlin Duncan; brother, Frank E. Weigel; sisters, Mildred Weigel Bunch and Wanda Weigel Ezell; parents, Joseph Wallace Weigel and Minnie Leopper Weigel.
Survived by loving and devoted wife of 57 years, Loretta Brown Weigel; daughters, Lisa Weigel Duncan and Lori Weigel Osborne (John); son, Joseph "Jody" Weigel, Jr.; grandchildren, Erin Haddock, Dustin Haddock (Bekah), Beth Osborne, Matthew Osborne; great-grandchildren, Gabrielle "Gabbi" Haddock, Caitlin "Catie" Haddock, Charity "Ruthie" Haddock; brother, David Weigel (Mary); many nieces and nephews, and dear friends.
The family will receive friends Monday, December 26, 2011 from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. at Christus Victor Lutheran Church. A funeral service will held at 2:00 p.m. Pastor Bill Ondracka officiating. Interment will follow at Bookwalter Cemetery.
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