Joseph A. Brandi 96, of LaGrange, formerly of Salisbury NC, passed away in LaGrange, Kentucky on Tuesday, November 20, 2012.
He was a Catholic, a decorated Army WWII Veteran who was awarded a purple heart, and a retired rubber and plastics industry technical advisor and plant manager.
Mr. Brandi was an accomplished and avid award-winning athlete who excelled at all sports and especially enjoyed basketball, golf, bowling and a good game of bocce with friends. He never had a bad word for anyone and was a devoted husband and father whose life was centered on his wife Lillian whom he loved with all his heart.
Survivors include his wife: Lillian Ruth Docherty Brandi; children: Jay Brandi (Mary Ellen), Terrence Brandi (Terry) and Kathleen Francis (William); brothers: Daniel Brandi and Anthony Brandi; 14 grandchildren and many great grandchildren.
A funeral Mass will be conducted at 9:30 AM on Monday, November 26, 2012 at St Louis Bertrand Catholic Church (1104 South 6th Street, Louisville KY 40203) with burial to follow in KY Veteran Cemetery. Visitation from 3-6 PM Sunday at Heady-Radcliffe Funeral Home.
Online condolences can be made at www.heady-radcliffefuneralhome.com.