Joel R. Kissinger

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Joel Richard Kissinger, died May 20, 2014, at his home in Texas.

He was born December 13, 1983, a son of Ricky Kissinger, Hegins and Terri Kemmis, Texas.

Joel traveled around the United States and had a great passion for adventure. He enjoyed camping, hunting, music, dancing and spending time with his siblings.

Joel attended the First United Methodist of Bloomington Church, Port Lavaca, Texas.

He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Donald Kissinger, Eugene Updegrove, step-grandfather Richard Hoffman, step-brother Michael G. Kemmis, cousin Jeremy Michner, and all of his great-grandparents.

Surviving are his father and step-mother, Ricky and Dawn Kissinger of Hegins; mother and step-father, Terri and James Kemmis of Texas; step-sisters, Amanda Velasquez of Alaska, Shelby R. Wolfe of Hegins; and step-brother, Dennis L. Wolfe, Hegins; grandmother, Barbara Kissinger, Valley View; Ina Knight of South Dakota; step-grandparents, Donna Kline of Mt. Carmel, Charles and Francine Derr of Shamokin, and aunts, uncles and cousins.

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