James Anthony "Junior" Joseph, 86, of Washington, W.Va., passed away Aug. 23, 2013, at the Arbors of Marietta, Ohio.
He was born Feb. 8, 1927, at Wheeling, W.Va., a son of the late James A. Sr. and Alice Joseph.
Junior was a U.S. Army veteran, had worked at and owned several area restaurants, loved watching football and golf on television, was an avid WVU Football fan and was a Catholic by faith.
He is survived by one son, James A. "Butch" Joseph III and his wife, "Vonda," of Washington, W.Va.; a brother, Donald Joseph and his wife, Kathy, of Tampa, Fla.; and one niece, Monica Singleton of Parkersburg.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Laura J. Taylor Joseph; and one sister, Ramona Singleton.
The family wishes to thank the ACU Unit at Camden Clark Medical Center and the Arbors of Marietta for their wonderful care.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, 400 Green St., Parkersburg, with Father John Rice officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Carmel Catholic Cemetery, Parkersburg. Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.