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Joseph Michael Filer

May 15, 1971 ~ October 21, 2021 (age 50)

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Joseph Michael Filer

May 15, 1971

October 21, 2021

Sierra Vista-Joseph M. “Joe” Filer, 50, of Sierra Vista died Thursday, October 21, 2021 at Canyon Vista Medical Center. Joseph son of the late James W. and Elizabeth A. (Bernner) Filer was born in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.

Joe has resided in Sierra Vista for the past two years moving from Lehi, Utah in 2019. Joe was a devoted husband of 27 years and an amazing father to his two sons. Above all, he was a passionate follower of Jesus, and committed to sharing the Grace and Love of Christ with everyone he met.

He spent several years in the ministry serving as a pastor and church planter and he most recently started his own ministry Freedom Church Movement to coach and encourage church planters across the country and around the world.

In his free time, Joe Loved writing and playing music with his sons, sharing his love of cooking with them, hiking and camping with his family in all of the many beautiful areas he lived.

He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Jennifer Filer; two sons, Andrew Filer and Zechariah Filer; two sisters, Kathy Evans and her husband Rick of Medford New Jersey and Annie Russick; a brother, Jim Filer of Atco New Jersey; his Father-in-law and Mother-in-law George and Carole Grossmann of Buckhannon, West Virginia; Sisters-in-law, Sandy Dennison and her husband Jack of Jane Lew West Virginia and Lisa Clark and her husband Wade of Charlotte North Carolina; thirteen nieces and nephews, Rachel Marion, James Russick, Danielle Scrivs, Stephanie Ciecierski, Stacie Evans, Jamie Filer, Nick Filer, Dan Filer, Caitlin McCarty, Morgan Dennison, Sean Dennison, Mackenzie Clark, Ethan Clark, and their families.

A memorial service for Joe will be held on Saturday, November 6, 2021 at 5:00 PM at the Buckhannon Alliance Church, Buckhannon, 438 Phillips Dairy Road, Buckhannon West Virginia.

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Memorial Service
November 6, 2021

5:00 PM
Buckhannon Alliance Church (Buckhannon, Phillips Dairy Road, West Virginia)


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