Joseph Blake Braddock, age 30 a resident of Independence, WV departed his life Sunday, September 25, 2011 at Charleston General Hospital, Charleston, WV. He was born February 28, 1981 at Morgantown, WV son of Joseph E. Braddock and stepmother Sheila Braddock of Independence, WV and mother Regina S. (Weese) Daugherty and stepfather Bill Daugherty of Philippi, WV.
In addition to his parents he is survived by one brother Ray Braddock and wife Ashley of Independence, WV; one sister Angie Jackson and husband Henry of Huntington, WV; grandmother, Jessie Braddock of Independence, WV; and several uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces and cousins. Also, a special friend Sean Porto from New York.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Ray Roy Braddock and his grandmother, Betty Weese Smouse.
Joseph was a graduate of Preston High School with the class of 1999. He was Methodist by faith, enjoyed traveling, his friends and family.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home 216 N. Walnut St. Philippi on Friday, September 30, from 5-8 pm and on Saturday, October 1, from 8:00 am- 2:00 pm the service hour with Pastor Phil Nestor officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery.