Joseph William Church


Joseph William Church, 47, a former lifetime Aberdeen resident, died on Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle.

Joe was born on June 7, 1966, in Aberdeen to Robert and Edna Church Sr.

He attended Aberdeen and Montesano schools. He helped clean up at the Monument shop on ‘B’ Street in Aberdeen and then was a dispatcher for Lucky Cab Co. He was the cook at Granny’s Buffet for over seven years. In 2003, he became an in home care provider for the Senior Information and Assistance program and worked for them for four years.

On March 19, 2004, Joe married Christy Lynn Miller in South Aberdeen. She resides at the family home.

Joe loved to fish, dig clams and go crabbing.

Joe is survived by his wife, Christy Miller; a son, Payton Miller of Aberdeen; a daughter, Joelynn Miller-Church of Aberdeen; two sisters, Lennea and husband, Ever Juarez and Victoria and husband, Justin Jones all of Aberdeen. Joe was preceded in death by his brother, Robert Church on June 25, 1999.

Per Joe’s request, there will be no services.

Cremation arrangements are through Fern Hill Funeral Home in Aberdeen.