APPLEGATE, Joseph Lyle, 85, of Chesterfield, Va., went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 27, 2013. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Marguerite Madeline McMinimy Applegate; an infant son, Wayne Lyle Applegate; and a granddaughter, Billie Jo Clodfelter. He is survived by his daughters and sons-in-law, April V. Applegate of Mahomet, Ill., Vicki M. McHenry (Stanley) of Sorrento, Fla., Desiree L. Bane of Albany, Ga., Marguerite A. Evitts (Jeffrey) of N. Chesterfield, Va. and Eddie Huffstutler Jr. of Sorrento, Fla.; son and daughter-in-law, Joseph B. Applegate (Nancy) of Rome, Ga.; sisters, Mary Johnson, Phyllis Hansberry and Linda Albert; brother, Dewayne "Bud" Applegate; grandchildren, Barbara, Joseph, Melissa, Danielle, Deidre, Joshua and Hannah; nine great-grandchildren; and countless friends and relatives. Joseph retired as a Master Sergeant from the U.S. Marine Corps, with 30 years of distinguished service. He was a member of the Marine Corps League, VFW Albany and the American Legion. The family will receive friends 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at Webber Memorial Baptist Church, 7800 Salem Church Road, N. Chesterfield, Va. 23237. His funeral will follow at 11 a.m. at the church. Interment will be Thursday, March 7, 2013 at Crown Hill Cemetery in Albany Ga. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made, to Webber Memorial Baptist Church. Semper Fi, Pop!
This obituary was originally published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.