He was of the Church of Christ faith.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Cella Pettigo Madewell; and his wife, Shirley Patterson Madewell.
He is survived by a sister-in-law, Wava N. Patterson of Cleveland; niece, Bambi Patterson Ogle and husband, David, of Port Orange, Fla.; nephew, Barry Patterson of Cleveland; great-niece, Maggie Hines; and great-nephew, Tripp Hines, both of Johnson City.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, in Hilcrest Memorial Gardens with minister Jeff Archey officiating.
The family requests memorials be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105.
We invite you to send a message of condolence to the Madewell family guest book at www.ralphbuckner.com.
Ralph Buckner Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.