Joe Paul Wishon, age 80, Johnson City, passed away on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 in the James H. Quillen Veterans Administration Medical Center, Mountain Home. He lived most of his life in Johnson City and was a son of the late Thomas Franklin Wishon and Carrie Morrell Wishon. Joe retired from Hoover Precision where he was employed as an electrician. He was a United States Navy Veteran. Joe was of the Baptist faith. He loved to fish, go camping and go to the lake.
Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters.
Joe leaves behind to cherish his memories, his wife of fifty-nine years, Mary Esther Wishon; two sons: Joseph Paul Wishon, Johnson City, Aaron Paul Wishon and wife, Rhonda, Chuckey; two daughters: Teresa Ann Grubbs and husband, Darrell, Limestone, Penny Rene Holder, Telford; one brother, Thomas Wishon and wife, Shirley, Baltimore, MD; 9 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews also survive.
The family will receive friends from 11:00 A. M. until the hour of service on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at the Unicoi Funeral Home Chapel. Reverend Johnathan Jones will officiate at the 1:00 P. M. funeral service. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Interment will follow in the Washington County Memory Gardens.
Online condolences, photos and memories may be shared with the Wishon family through our complimentary, interactive Book of Memories at www.ledfordfuneralhomes.com.
Unicoi Funeral Home, 4428 Unicoi Drive, Unicoi, is privileged to serve the Wishon family. (423) 743-1380.