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Joe Engel Chrisman

January 23, 2019

Burial Date February 3, 2019

Funeral service will be 1:30 P.M. Sunday, February 3, 2019 at Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway with Rev. Mark Stump officiating.  Interment will be in the Chrisman Cemetery, Chapel.

Visitation will be one hour prior to service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be sent to either of the following: Gassaway Baptist Church, PO Box 128, Gassaway, WV 26624 or www.gassawaybaptist.com/give: Second Baptist Church Youth Ministry UPWARD Basketball: Second Baptist Church: Second Loves Kids, Upward Basketball Scholarships In Memory of Joe Chrisman, 6400 Woodway Drive, Houston, TX 77057.

Words of comfort and memories may be shared with the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.

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Joe Engel Chrisman went to be the Lord Wednesday morning, January 23, 2019, after a five month battle with West Nile Virus.

He was born and raised in Gassaway.  He earned his Bachelor’s of Science in Business from West Virginia University.  After graduation, he worked for Olan Mills where he met and fell in love with Karen Griggs.  They married in February 1973.  After having three children they moved to Kingwood, TX in 1987 to raise their family and have resided there ever since then.

Joe was working at KBR at the time of his death.  Joe never met a stranger.  He was a personable and charismatic man with a big heart.  He enjoyed basketball, football, and cars.  Above all, he loved spending time with his family.

Joe is preceded in death by his father, Carl “Frederick” Chrisman and his mother, Juanita Marie.  He is survived by his sister, Anne Rodak her daughters, Rae and Lee and their families, his loving wife, Karen, his children, Todd and his wife, Tracy, Kyle and his wife, Gaby and Kimberly and her husband, Paul, and his adoring grandchildren, Ty, Frederick, Bryce, Tobi, Daniel, Kaitlyn, Garrett and Elizabeth.  He is loved by many and will remain in our hearts and memories forever.

Funeral service will be 1:30 P.M. Sunday, February 3, 2019 at Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway with Rev. Mark Stump officiating.  Interment will be in the Chrisman Cemetery, Chapel.

Visitation will be one hour prior to service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be sent to either of the following: Gassaway Baptist Church, PO Box 128, Gassaway, WV 26624 or www.gassawaybaptist.com/give: Second Baptist Church Youth Ministry UPWARD Basketball: Second Baptist Church: Second Loves Kids, Upward Basketball Scholarships In Memory of Joe Chrisman, 6400 Woodway Drive, Houston, TX 77057.

Words of comfort and memories may be shared with the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.