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Joseph Wayne 'JW' Patchell, 32, Casey County, KY

He served in the US Navy for over six years. His latest job was as an electrician with Komatsu Mining Corp. in Lebanon, KY. He loved his job and his coworkers loved him.
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Joseph Wayne (JW) Patchell, of Liberty, passed away on Sunday, February 25, 2018, at his residence. He was 32.

JW's celebration of life will be from 11-2pmPST on March 25, 2018 at Veteran's Hall, 2026 N Granada Ave, Madera, CA.

Joseph Wayne 'JW' Patchell, Casey County, KY

JW was born in Santa Barbara, CA, and grew up in Madera, CA. After graduating from high school, he enlisted to the US Navy for over 6 years. His latest job was as an electrician with Komatsu Mining Corp. in Lebanon, KY. He loved his job and his coworkers loved him.

JW was preceded in death by his father, Alan Patchell; and grandfather, Leighton Martin.

He is survived by
  • His son, Jameson Leighton Patchell;

  • His mother and step father, Cindy and Mark Vail;

  • Sisters Amiee Patchell Steffy, DeeAnna Patchell, Melissa Chase, Cathy Vail Bare;

  • Grandparents, Jack and Francene Markle and Betty Martin;

  • and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to his son's college fund at

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McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY

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Joseph Wayne 'JW' Patchell, 32, Casey County, KY

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