- Published: January 14, 2010
Joseph W. Waddle of Yellow Springs died Tuesday, Jan. 5. He was 94.
Joseph was born May 2, 1915, in Clark County. He was a retired school teacher with Wayne High School. Joseph was a member of the Cedarville Presbyterian Church, a graduate of Cedarville College and attended Ohio State. He belonged to American Legion Post #544 in Cedarville. Joseph was an avid sports fan and golfer who loved to travel, a Cedarville alumni supporter and a coach who took the Spring Valley basketball team to a state championship.
He is survived by Cletis, his wife of 69 years, sister Dorothy Jane Wheaton of Columbus, sister-in-law Louise J. Crawley of Yellow Springs, and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sisters Glenna Eidemiller and Martha Derby. No services will be observed. Memorial contributions may be made in Joseph’s memory to the National Alzheimer’s Association.