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Published December 24, 2013, 12:00 AM

Joseph Wrigley

Joseph Wrigley, 82, of Louisville, KY passed away December 15, 2013 at Baptist Health Hospital.

Joe was born March 15, 1931 in Columbus, ND to the late Harry and Vada Fawcett Wrigley. He attended school in Columbus where he graduated from High School in 1949 and from the University of North Dakota in 1953 where he played football and was commissioned by the ROTC and served with the US Army as a First Lieutenant.

Joseph Wrigley

Joseph Wrigley, 82, of Louisville, KY passed away December 15, 2013 at Baptist Health Hospital.

Joe was born March 15, 1931 in Columbus, ND to the late Harry and Vada Fawcett Wrigley. He attended school in Columbus where he graduated from High School in 1949 and from the University of North Dakota in 1953 where he played football and was commissioned by the ROTC and served with the US Army as a First Lieutenant.

Joe was a retired teacher and coach from Westport High School and a member of St. Matthew United Methodist Church. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers Dwight and Edward.

He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years Marcia Jackson Wrigley, his Son Dwight (Kathy), his granddaughter Kimberly, his brother Howard (Gloria), nieces Tanya and Tammy, his nephews Blake, Drew and Robert.

Services to celebrate Joe’s life were held December 19, 2013 at the Chapel of Arch L. Heady and Son at Westport Village. Expressions of sympathy are requested to: The Dream Factory of Louisville, memo: J. Wrigley/Red Open, Attn: Mr. Bill Brown, 3505 Sorrento Ave., Louisville, KY 40241.

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