Joseph James Fuchs, 82, of Patton, Missouri, died Friday, January 12, 2018 at Cape Girardeau. He was born December 30, 1935 at Jacksonville, Illinois the son of Joseph and Alice (Fulton) Fuchs.
Joe was preceded in death by his parents, and son Jimmy Fuchs.
Joe married Cathie Welshans December 16, 1972 at Champaign, Illinois.
Joe is survived by his wife Cathie Fuchs; sons Joseph James (Karen) Fuchs III of Farmington and Michael Yates of Lebanon, Maine; daughter Rebecca Lynne Gruenke of Fredericktown; brothers Bill Fuchs of Divernon, Illinois and Bob Fuchs of Springfield, Illinois; sister Virginia (Bud) Witham of Decatur, Illinois; grandchildren Gabriel Lee Gruenke, Lyndan James Gruenke, Logan James Fuchs, Maggie Lynne Gruenke and Laycee Nacole Fuchs.
Mr. Fuchs was a retired U.S. Air Force Veteran and enjoyed farming and fishing.
A memorial service was held Jan. 20 at Follis & Sons Funeral Home.