Joseph “Herman” Wethington
Born September 8th, 1928 in Waterflow, New Mexico, Joseph “Herman” Wethington was one of 14 children born to Melvina and Joseph Bernard Wethington. He died on September 3rd, 2020.
After serving in the army, he returned to Waterflow, and in 1950 met and married the love of his life, LaJunta “Sandy” Wethington.
Together they raised three children: Pamela Gaylene King, Deborah Kylene Horn and Monty Payne Wethington.
Herman retired from AT&T after 30 years of service and found his true passion: becoming a farmer. Everyone looked forward to Herman knocking on their door, sharing the fresh fruits and vegetables harvested from his land.
Above all, Herman loved his family and friends. He never forgot a birthday and did his best to visit family and friends who had passed on their special day.
Herman is preceded in death by his wife, Sandy, and his first-born daughter, Pam. His is also preceded by his brothers — Frances (Shea) Wethington, Tom Wethington, Bill Wethington, Charles (Sarge) Wethington, Jim Wethington and Ed Wethington — as well as his sisters: Margaret Birckenfeld, Bernadine Ambabo, Millie Gaylor, and Tina Yows.
He is survived by his son and daughter, Monty (Vicki) and Debbie, and his brother and sister, Jack Wethington (Mary) and Patricia Nickels, as well as six grandchildren — Joey, Tommy, Tiffany, Brittany, Scott and Linette — and four great grandchildren: Madison, Adam, Emily, and Adelynn.
Let his life be a reminder that there is nothing as precious as our family and friends.
A memorial service will be at 10:00am, Thursday, October 1, 2020 at Farmington Funeral Home.