Joel D. Toineeta

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Joel D. Toineeta, 35, of the Wolftown Community went to his Heavenly Home Wednesday, February 21, 2018. A native of Cherokee, he was the son of Pamela Cucumber of Cherokee and the late Danny Tioneeta. He was the husband of the late Jennifer Dugan Toineeta.

He participated in many sports and loved being outdoors.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Jayda Elizabeth Toineeta; maternal grandparents, Joe and Dorothy Cucumber; and paternal grandparents, Jeff and Elizabeth Toineeta.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by two sons, Jayce B. Toineeta and Evan Standingdeer; his infant daughter, Gemma M. Toineeta; brothers, Nehemiah (Nehi) Toineeta and wife Reva, Michael R. Toineeta of Starkville, MS, Darrell E. Toineeta, Kerry Reed; aunts, Erma McMillan, Sandy Cucumber, Veronica Toineeta; uncles, Donald Cucumber, Garth Berky of Cedar Falls, IA; and Joel’s companion, Savetta Bradley; niece, Danielle Toineeta; and nephew, Michael Lane Toineeta.

Funeral services were held at 11:00 am Sunday at Rock Springs Baptist Church. Pastor Greg Morgan and Bro. Nehi Toineeta officiated with burial in the Joe Cucumber Cemetery.

Joel was taken to the church at 5:00 pm Saturday by Crisp Funeral Home to await the hour of service.

Pallbearers were family and friends.

Smoky Mountain Times

Mailing Address:
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Bryson City, NC 28713 
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