Joel Thomas Fesperman, 71, of New London, passed away Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at Atrium Health Cabarrus in Concord.
Joel was born May 7, 1951 in North Carolina to the late Martin Luther Fesperman and the late Margaret Jewell Bryant Fesperman.
He was also preceded in death by sister, Sue Hall; and brothers, Glen "Dusty" Martin Fesperman, Brian David Fesperman, and Gary Fesperman.
The family will receive friends from 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm, Saturday, May 14, 2022 at Parker Memorial Baptist Church. The funeral service will immediately follow on Saturday at 2:00 pm at Parker Memorial Baptist Church in Richfield officiated by Pastor Kay Eckstein. Burial will follow at the Parker Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery at 49419 Parker Memorial Road, Richfield, 28137.
Survivors include wife of 48 years, Lorena Hill Fesperman of the home; daughters, Gina Fesperman Starnes and Carrie Fesperman Lomax; son, Joel Fesperman, II; 11 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; sister, Robin Nowling; and brother, Dean Fesperman.
Joel was Pastor of All In Christ Baptist in New London for four and a half years. He also loved to hunt and fish with his family. Joel was the proud grandfather of his "Chocolate Rebel". He proudly served in the U.S. Army and the Army National Guard. He also served as Commander and later Chaplain of the Sgt. Ivy Ritchie Camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans. The thing Joel would talk about the most was how much he loved the Lord and his family.
Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Fesperman family.
Online condolences may be made at www.hartsellfh.com
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