ADVANCE - Joseph E. Scherer, 59, died Jan. 16, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
Born April 14, 1943, in Cape Girardeau, son of the late Joseph and Bertha Glastetter Scherer, he retired from the Little Drainage District. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and was of the Jehovah's Witness belief.
On April 24, 1965, at Elmo, he married Jackie Metheny who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: three sons, Joseph Scherer of Oak Ridge and John Scherer and Jason Scherer of Advance; three daughters, Theresa Scherer of Marble Hill, Sherri Neal of Morley and Jennifer Scherer of Bloomfield; one brother, Larry Scherer of Palm Bay, Fla.; and 13 grandchildren.
Two infant sons preceded him in death.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Morgan Funeral Home, where services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday with Bill Smith, officiating.
Burial will follow in Morgan Memorial Park.