Joseph James Motley

Born: Tue., Mar. 30, 1965
Died: Sun., Sep. 26, 2021

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Joseph J. Motley, age 56, of Hegins, PA passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, September 26th, 2021 at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Schuylkill in Pottsville.

Born in Pottsville, PA on March 30, 1965, he was the son of the late  William John Motley and Barbara Ann (Bainbridge) Motley who survives him in Pine Knot.

Joe was a graduate of Minersville High School, Class of 1983. He served in the U.S. Navy 1983 till 1987. Joe worked as a power plant operator at Wheelabrator in Frackville and most recently at PIC Shamokin Dam. He enjoyed the outdoors and spending time with family and friends, especially riding with the gang.

In addition to his Mother, Joe is survived by his wife of 24 years, Linda (Fenninger) Motley; three sons: Kyle Motley and his wife Tina, Dale Motley and his wife Alyssa, and Ryan Motley and his fiance' Rebeka; a daughter Hanna Motley; a granddaughter Myla Motley; three brothers: Randy Motley, William Motley and his wife Lori, and Robert Motley and his wife Denise; two sisters: Linda Chikotas and her husband Mitch and Susan Murphy and her husband Donny; and nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held private.

The Robert A Evans Jr Funeral Home in Port Carbon in in charge of arrangements.

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Joanne Fenninger
   Posted Wed September 29, 2021

Thoughts for the Lonely Nights: A Conversation About Grief CD was sent by family.

So sorry to hear of Joe's passing.

Joanne Fenninger
   Posted Wed September 29, 2021

SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent by family.

So sorry to hear of Joe's passing.

Betty M Trabosh
   Posted Wed September 29, 2021
My thoughts and prayers go out to Joe's family. I remember how kind he was to my brother, James Neumeister. His selfless acts were so appreciated.
Wishing you courage, strength and love to help you through this loss. Joe will be greatly missed. May your treasured memories bring you comfort during this most difficult time.

With blessings and prayers,
Betty Trabosh

Mark & Lisa Quinn, Marie Yanchick
   Posted Wed September 29, 2021
We are so sorry for your loss. Your are in our prays.

Jen Felty
   Posted Thu September 30, 2021
Linda, Hanna and family - So sorry for your loss!! We are praying for you and your family during this difficult time. Steve, Jen & Bryleigh Felty

Steve and Janice Dietz
   Posted Sat October 23, 2021
Linda, Hannah, and Family,
We were so sorry to hear of Joe's passing. Keeping everyone in our thoughts and prayers.

Steve and Janice

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