Joel N. Wareham

DEC. 6, 1985-MARCH 16, 2012

March 27, 2012

Joel Nathaniel Wareham, 26, of Hagerstown, passed away Friday, March 16, 2012, at home.

Born Dec. 6, 1985, in Corona, Calif., he was the son of Edward A. Wareham IV and his wife, Janet, of Crofton, Md., and Crystal Jean Simpson of Martinsburg, W.Va.

Joel attended Williamsport Seventh-day Adventist Church. He played guitar and sang in the Remix Praise Band for Willowbrook Seventh-day Adventist Church. He worked at HBP, Inc.

He loved spending time with his children, watching movies, and had a great love for cars. He was extremely proud of his service in the U.S. Army.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Melva Jean Simpson, and his biological mother, Terri Renfro.

In addition to his parents, he will be deeply missed by his wife, Kimberly Renee Wareham of Hagerstown; two children, Aiden Garrett Wareham and Kethri Kiana Wareham; sister, Patricia A. Wareham of Crofton; stepsister, Jessica A. Yoder of Crofton; paternal grandfather, Edward A. Wareham III and his wife, Kay, of Fredericksburg, Va.; maternal grandfather, Clinton S. Simpson of Martinsburg; grandmother, Ida Shuck of Sanora, Calif.; and grandfather, Augusto Cruz of Carson, Calif.

He is also survived by many close family members and friends.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 31, 2012 at 5 p.m. at Williamsport Seventh-day Adventist Church, 16421 Lappans Road, Williamsport, MD 21795.

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