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Joseph "Joe" Claypool, Jr.
We extend our condolences to Deatra “Dee Dee” (Hackworth) Cordes on the death of her son, Joe.

Joseph Francis Claypool, Jr., 43, of Weyers Cave, VA, died Tuesday, February 12, 2013.

He is survived by his parents Deatra Cordes, Joseph Claypool Sr. and wife Susan; a son, Kyle Andrew Wallace Claypool; a daughter Skylar Elizabeth Shanafelt Claypool; a sister Jennifer Testa; a cousin Daniel Claypool; and numerous other cousins and extended family members.

Mr. Claypool was a 1988 graduate of Prattville High School in Prattville, Alabama, and a United States Navy veteran. He was a professional bowler, and had also been employed by Best Buy in Staunton, VA, and most recently with Americold in Boise, Idaho.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery in New Market, VA, with the Rev. Hollis Dodge officiating.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Kyger Funeral Home in Harrisonburg, VA.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Wounded Warrior Project at 1120 G Street NW, Suite 700, Washington, D. C. 20005. Online condolences may be sent to the family at