Joseph Leslie “Joe” Bewley Jr. age 72, of Maryville, passed away Tuesday at home.
Joe was a US Army Veteran. He attended Florida Southern University and San Hose State. Joe was retired from the State of Tennessee. He was the Billeting Manager at the Air National Guard Base. He served on the board of directors of ETMA Federal Credit Union, and served as president of the board for 11 years.
Joe was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church in Greeneville. He was a kind, caring person, who loved all animals—cats, dogs, and all wildlife.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Letha DeBusk Bewley and Joseph L. Bewley, Sr.; sister: Deborah Bewley Haun; nephews: Christopher Brian Bewley and Joseph Alexander Bewley.
Survivors include his wife of 32 years: Vikki Bewley; three brothers: Glenn Bewley of Greeneville, William Bewley of NC, and Robert Bewley of AL; sister & brother-in-law: Barbara Bewley Clanton & Rad of Greeneville; uncle: Bruce Evans; several nieces, nephews, and great nieces and great nephews and several cousins.
The family will receive friends at Doughty-Stevens Funeral Home from 2 – 5 PM Sunday, June 9th.
Funeral service will be at 1:00 PM Monday, June 10th at Asbury United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jeannie Higgins officiating. The body will be taken to the church to lie in state thirty minutes before the service.
Interment will follow in Andrew Johnson National Cemetery with the Greene County Honor Guard conveying military honors.
Pallbearers will be Glenn Bewley, Bob Bewley, Bill Bewley, Rad Clanton, Bill Thompson, and Nick Valk.