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1941 - 2013 | Obituary Condolences
Joe McHam Obituary
Joe Anton McHam 5/13/1941 to 11/20/2013
Joe grew up in Paris, TX. At 20 years old, he joined the Navy and was an electronics engineer on airplanes. At that age, he also learned the steel guitar which he played everyday until the prostate cancer was overwhelming. He spoke to people all over the world on his ham radio (WA5OKT)
He worked at White Sands Missile Range where he created a wind tunnel. He worked at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX as a computer help desk consultant.
He leaves behind a wife, Dr. Joan Breuer, a brother Willie Person, 3 daughters: Kim McHam of Paris, TX, Stephanie Durante of Austin, TX, and Michelle Hansen of Phoenix, AZ. He also leaves behind a niece and nephew, Verna Sue and Jimbo Aulgur of Hugo, OK, and sister-in-law, Jane Clements of Phoenix, AX.

Published in Houston Chronicle on Nov. 22, 2013
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