Joseph Arville Walls, age 88, of Hays Lane, Willisburg, passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at the farm of his neighbor following an afternoon of fishing.
A native of Washington County, he was born on August 30, 1931 to the late William Raymond and Frances Etta Faulkner Walls.
He was a member of the Brush Grove Baptist Church, a retired farmer and an avid fisherman.
Preceding him in death was his wife, Arlie Chesser Walls on May 9, 2018; a granddaughter, Lisa Gribbins on September 21, 1994; a brother, William Arthur Walls on May 8, 1989 and four sisters, Mary Catherine Hooper on April 12, 1993, Sarah Grigsby on January 11, 2006, Frances Lewis on September 7, 2008 and Margaret Hardin on February 6, 2015.
Survivors include his daughter, Bonnie Gribbins and her husband, Sonny of Willisburg; two grandchildren, Edgar Gribbins and Ashley Gribbins; three great grandchildren, Lisa Michelle Gribbins, Jolyne Gribbins and Caitlyn Bryant and three great great grandchildren, Kyler Gribbins, Walker Gribbins and Allison Yaste.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, July 17th at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Everett Hood, pastor of the Brush Grove Baptist Church, officiating.
Burial will be in the New Hope Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 until 8 Thursday at the Carey & Son Funeral Home.
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