Joseph Asal, 69

Published 3:53 pm Tuesday, April 5, 2011

APRIL 5 – Joseph William Asal, 69, passed away at his residence, Saturday, April 2, 2011. He was born in Virginia to Alta Ruth Asal and the late Phillip Daniel Asal on November 26, 1941.

He enjoyed being a mechanic, and loved his garden and outdoors. He was a very active member of Antioch United Methodist Church, and a retired plant manager at Luck Stone Corp.

Mr. Asal is survived by his mother, and wife, Alice Faye Asal of Cumberland; son, Michael Asal; two daughters, Sue Newman and husband, Paul and Kathy Jo Martin and husband, Jerry of Cumberland; seven grandchildren, Andrews Bowles, Allison Newman, Anthony Bowles, Becky Newman, Victoria Bowles, Fletcher Bowles, and L.J. Martin all of Cumberland; three brothers, Otis Asal of Cape Charles, Johnny Asal of Cumberland, and Wilbur Asal and wife, Sandra of Farmville; two sisters, Ruth Wright and husband, Virgil of Cumberland and Carolyn Lester of Richmond.

The family will receive friends and family, Wednesday, April 6, from 6-8 p.m. at Puckett Funeral Home, with a funeral service to be held Thursday, April 7, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of the funeral home, with interment in Antioch United Methodist Church Cemetery, Cumberland.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Antioch United Methodist Church building fund or a charity of your choice.

Puckett Funeral Home, Farmville, is in charge of the arrangements.