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Joseph P. Twitchell passed away peacefully at home on September 21, 2016, at the age of 86.

Joe was born in Delta, Utah, to James and Willie (Shellhorse) Twitchell on November 2, 1929.

He served his country during the Korean War.

Joe is survived by his wife Kathleen; daughter Sanna Jo (Dave) Weaver; son Joe Jr. (Rocio) Twitchell; daughter Terrie (Dallas) Greenhalgh; and son Steven (Julie) Twitchell. He is also survived by 13 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Joe was preceded in death by his parents; daughter Barbara Laexander; grandson Nathan Twitchell; sisters Stella, Louisa Utley, Pearl Larsen, Ruth Carter and Alice Mansell; and brothers Lue Twitchell and JC Twitchell.