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Joseph Edward Gravel

April 21, 1957 ~ July 23, 2019 (age 62)


Joseph Edward Gravel, 62, of Disputanta passed away on Tuesday, July 23, 2019. Born April 21, 1957, he was the son of the late Cecil and Sarah Gravel. He was a United States Marine veteran, proudly serving his country for four years. Joe loved riding his Harley and enjoyed taking part in the Teddy Bear Run where bikers from all around would deliver teddy bears to children in the hospital. He is survived by his loving wife of 22 years, Sue Gravel; children, Cassy Shay Paminiano, Melissa Cara Newlon, Brandi Michelle Gwinn and husband, Timothy; six grandchildren, Brandon Privitera, Kaitlyn Privitera, Alyssa Gwinn, Lindsey Privitera, Mya Gwinn and Camden Gwinn and other family members and many friends. Interment will be private. Arrangements by the Crater Road Chapel of the E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes & Crematory, 3935 S. Crater Road, Petersburg, Virginia 23805.  Online condolences may be made at

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