Joseph E. Walls Sr.
Joseph E. Walls Sr., 86, of Crumpton, MD, passed away on December 5, 2016 in Shore Medical Center at Chestertown.
Mr. Walls was born on July 19, 1930, son of the late Elwood and Martha Blackiston Walls. He was raised on a farm in Crumpton. After his marriage in 1949, they moved to Sudlersville until taking a job with Olin Davis, dairy farming. He later worked for Stanley Fraser in Earleville as the farm manager. He also worked as a caretaker on a farm in Centreville, retiring in 2004 to Crumpton. Joe enjoyed gardening.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Mildred E. Shahan Walls in 2012; a brother, Thomas ‘Sonny’ Walls; and a sister, Elsie LaPorte.
Mr. Walls is survived by his son, Joseph E. Walls Jr. and his wife Anna of Cecilton; granddaughters, Tammy Short (Pat) and Carrie Davis (DJ); six great grandchildren: Brooke and Wyatt Short, David, Gavin, Aubrey and Tristan Davis; sisters, Lena Thompson and Thelma ‘Babe’ Short, both of Sudlersville; and a brother, Clifton ‘Punky’ Walls of Crumpton.
A veiwing will be held on Friday, December 9 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. in the Galena Funeral Home of Stephen L. Schaech, 118 W. Cross St., Galena, MD, where funeral service will begin at 1 p.m. Burial will follow in St. Paul’s Cemetery, Earleville, MD.
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