Joel Jerome Spell

Published 4:05 pm Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Joel Jerome Spell, 60, of Wichita Falls passed away Sunday, December 18, 2016.

Joel was born on December 23, 1955 in Orange, Texas to Victor Melvin and Beverly Mae (Kegley) Stark.  He proudly served his country in the United States Army, and retired after twenty one years of service.  Joel spent nineteen years working at Howmet in Wichita Falls.  He was a hard worker, and was always positive in life.  Joel enjoyed fishing, and was a die-hard John Wayne fan.  He was truly a happy-go-lucky man.

He was preceded in death by his father; a sister, Jennifer McCormack; and step-father Charles Spell.

He is survived by his wife, Charlotte Spell of Wichita Falls; children Rebecca Thoms of Maryville, Washington and Brande Bradford of Chickasha, Oklahoma; six grandchildren; mother Beverly Spell; sister Jeanetta Deshotel of Groves, Texas; and a brother, Mark Spell of Chitose, Japan.

The family will have a private interment at DFW National Cemetery.

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