Joseph William Apperson
Joseph William Apperson, 87, of Culpeper, Virginia, passed away at Culpeper Regional Hospital on Wednesday, November 15, 2012.
Mr. Apperson was born in Culpeper County to Robert S. Apperson and Nora Ballard Apperson on February 24, 1925; was a fifth generation farmer, having received the Agri-business Award for 2011 in Culpeper County; was a dairy farmer with his late brother, Robert and currently operated a beef and sheep production and was a deacon in the Alum Spring Baptist Church. His farmer has the honor of a Century Farm, as it has been in his family since 1788. Surviving Mr. Apperson is his wife, Hilda I. Apperson of Culpeper Virginia; his children, Joseph W. Apperson Jr. and his wife, Jill, of Marshall, Virginia, and George M. Apperson and his wife, Patricia, of Culpeper, Virginia; his sisters, Virginia Waldrop and Edith Brooks, both of Montpelier, Virginia; his grandchildren, Nicholas George Apperson of Culpeper, Virginia, and Stephanie Christina Fanelli of Waldorf, Maryland.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, Robert. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, November 17, 2012, in the chapel of Clore-English Funeral Home with Pastor Ron Young conducting the service. Interment will be held ad the Fairview Cemetery. The family will receive friends from noon until service time.
In lieu of flowers, contributions should be directed to the , , South Atlantic Division Inc., Attn: Memorial Gifts, 4240 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060 Condolences may be given at clore-english.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Clore-English Funeral Home, 11190 James Monroe Highway, Culpeper, VA 22701.
This obituary was originally published in the Culpeper StarExponent.