Joseph Clark Bickers

Joseph Clark Bickers, 52, Waynesboro, Va., died Friday at the University of Virginia Hospital.

He was born in Altoona, son of Robert A. and Irene “Jane” (Coughenour) Bickers.

Surviving are three daughters: Jami, Jodi and Jolissa, who were the loves of his life; and three brothers: Daniel in Georgia, Gary in Florida and Brian and wife, Jennifer, of Waynesboro, Va.

Joseph was a 1980 graduate of Altoona Area High School and a 1986 graduate of Mercyhurst College, Erie. He was of the Catholic faith and loved sports.

A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 344 Maple Ave., Waynesboro, Va., by Father Rolo Castillo. Inurnment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Altoona.

Arrangements are by McDow Funeral Home Inc., Waynesboro, Va. Memories may be shared at