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247 Penn Street, Reading, PA

OBITUARY

Joseph Hightower

November 22, 1936December 30, 2019
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Joseph Hightower 83, of Wyomissing went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday December 30, 2019 in Mifflin Center. He is survived by his wife Fran Weaver-Hightower. Joe was born in Aiken, S.C. on November 22, 1936 a son of the late Robert and Ella (Griffen) Hightower.

Joe was an Army veteran and a member of True Faith Independent Holiness Church where he also served as a Deacon. He was employed by Birdsboro Steel as a welder for 20 years and Dana in maintenance for 15 years retiring at both places of employment. Joseph was a great cook and loved to eat.

He is also survived by his children; Jacqueline Hightower and her wife Jane Curtis of Reading, Jeremiah Lamont Hightower of Wilkes- Barre, PA., James Weaver of N.C., Tonya Hightower Waller of Reading, Dr Alixis Rhodes of CA., Mary Rhodes of Reading, his siblings; Mamie Sims of Aiken, S.C., Juanita Abney of Aiken, S.C., George Hightower and his wife Vivian Hightower of Reading, William and his wife Cassie Merriweather of Reading, 7 grandchildren, Corey Waller, Daija Hightower, Sydney Hightower, Champ Hightower, Marqueysha Williams, Shadeya Spencer, Laylian Cintron and 1 great granddaughter, Keyessence Spencer and a host of nieces, nephews, and special friends. Also his beloved cat "Fluffy". Joseph was predeceased by his son, Joseph Hightower, Jr.

Celebration of Life Services will be Thursday 11am January 9, 2020 at St John's Missionary Baptist Church, 426 S 7th St., Reading PA 19602. Burial to follow in Forest Hills Memorial Park. A viewing will be Thursday 9-11am in the church. Theo C Auman Funeral Home, Reading is honored to serve the family. www.theocauman.com

  • FAMILY

  • Fran Weaver-Hightower, Wife
  • Robert Hightower, Father (deceased)
  • Ella Hightower, Mother (deceased)
  • Jackie Hightower, Daughter
  • Jeremiah Lamont Hightower, Son
  • James Weaver, Son
  • Tonya Hightower Waller, Daughter
  • Dr Alixis Rhodes, Daughter
  • Mamie Sims, Sister
  • Juanita Abney, Sister
  • George Hightower, Brother
  • Vivian Hightower, Sister-in-law
  • William Merriweather, Son
  • Cassie Merriweather, Sister-in-law
  • Joseph Hightower Jr, Son (deceased)
  • Corey Waller, Grandchild
  • Daija Hightower, Grandchild
  • Sydney Hightower, Grandchild
  • Champ Hightower, Grandchild
  • Marqueysha Williams, Grandchild
  • Shadeya Spencer, Grandchild
  • Laylian Cintron, Grandchild
  • Keyessence Spencer, Grandchild

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, January 9, 2020
  • A Celebration of Life Service Thursday, January 9, 2020

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