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Graveside services for Joe Brady Chance, 69, of Sweetwater will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at Sweetwater Cemetery with Rev. Keith Clower officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Chance died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.
He was born Sept. 23, 1944, in Wheeler, Texas.
Joe moved to Sweetwater in 1959. He was a roustabout and worked for M&B Oilfield Construction Co. in Sweetwater until retirement. Joe enjoyed fishing and he was a Baptist.
Survivors include his daughters, Debbie Chance and Jesse Hoyle of Blackwell and Carla Starkey of Lubbock; sons, Joe Dale Chance of Albuquerque, NM and Andy Chance and Kellie Branum of Amarillo; brothers, Gary "Hunk" Chance and wife Connie of Sweetwater and Ronald "Pooch" Chance and wife Shirley of Sweetwater; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, A.M. Chance on Feb. 23, 2001 and Edith Pauline (Huff) Chance on Nov. 16, 2013; his son, Brady Chance on March 23, 2010; and a grandson, James Chance in October of 2006.