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Joe Edward Madaris

February 24, 1936 — July 10, 2024

Joe Edward Madaris, age 88, passed away from this life on July 10, 2024, surrounded

by his loving family. He is survived by Pat, his wife of 54 years, and his children: Mark

(Rhonda), Jeff (Cindy), Mandi Gray (Randy) and Greg (Kay). He has seven grandchildren:

Brandon (Jennifer), Jordan, Ryan (Elizabeth), Rachel Ferguson (Nathaniel), Bradley, Bella and

Brooklynn. He has eight great grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister, Doris Crocker.

He is preceded in death by his father, Julius, his mother, Ruth, along with three brothers and

three sisters. Joe and Pat are members of Huffman Baptist Church. Joe began his career as a

professional baseball player for the Giants organization as a pitcher from 1955-1957. He

continued to play semi -professional baseball locally for several years. He finished his career at

Miller Wire Works of 51 years. He was an avid fisherman, sportsman, grill master and

outdoorsman. He loved the beaches and the Alabama Crimson Tide. His favorite activity was

watching his grandchildren grow up. He was a beloved husband, father, and grandfather. Joe

will truly be missed by many.

In lieu of flowers, you can make donations to St Jude Children’s Research hospital or Children’s

Hospital of Alabama.

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Visitation

Friday, July 12, 2024

5:00 - 7:00 pm

Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home

1591 Gadsden Highway, Birmingham, AL 35235

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Graveside Service

Saturday, July 13, 2024

Starts at 10:00 am

Jefferson Memorial Gardens East

1591 Gadsden Hwy, Birmingham, AL 35235

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