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Joel Silver

January 12, 1940 — July 30, 2022

Sulphur Springs

Graveside service for Joel Silver, age 82 of Sulphur Springs, TX will be held at 10:15 A.M. on August 10, 2022 at DFW National Cemetery. Mr. Silver passed away on July 30, 2022 at his residence.


Joel was born on January 12, 1940 in Los Angeles, CA to Moris Michael and Leaba (Weinshenker) Silver. He married Lora Merryfield on June 22, 1996 in Las Vegas, NV. Joel was a veteran of the United States Navy. He worked as an electronic technician in the Navy and a stockbroker. Joel was on the design team for Shrike Missile and worked on flight controls for B58 Bombers. He redesigned microwave system for Bell Telephone. Joel was a member of the Old Crows Association.


He is survived by his wife, Lora Silver; sons, Michael Silver and wife, Nancy and Robert Silver and wife, Ernie; daughter, Jennifer Silver-Hudnall and husband, Bryce; grandchildren, Katherine Reddick, Samson Silver, Rachael Chennault, Adrian Cranford, Stephanie Runnels, Reagan Hudnall, Lauren Timpone and Daniel Hudnall; great grandchildren, Eli Miller, Leah Chennault, Isaiah Chenneault, Allie Runnels and Lilly Sing.


Joel was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Alton Silver and Norman Silver.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Graveside Service

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

10:15 - 10:30 am (Central time)

Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery

2000 Mountain Creek Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75211

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