Joe Wilbur Isdale

2/18/1923 - 5/10/2008

Joe Wilbur Isdale

JOE W. ISDALE, a Professional Engineer, passed away Saturday, May 10, 2008 after a long bout with cancer. He was a World War II veteran from Patton's third army, 89th Infantry. He survived many historic campaigns, he marched from LeHarve to Poland, the Southern Landing, Battle of the Bulge, and the Crossing of the Rhine river. He was educated at Blinn, Texas A&M, U of H, Loyola Marymount, Oxford, and The University of Texas.
Joe is survived by his son, Thomas Isdale; daughter, Ann Isdale; grandchildren, Anderson Isdale and Connor Kubes. He is also survived by his former wife and long time friend, Cathy Isdale.
A Memorial Service will be held 1:00 P.M., Tuesday May 20th at Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 10410 Veterans Memorial Parkway. Biography & Pictures of Joe's life can be found on
An Environmentalist since the 1950's he was always trying to save the planet through design, the holder of many Patents and copyrights, he thought he could save the resources from over-population.

Please visit and sign Dad's guest book

Memories of Our Father will continue to be added as stories and photos are collected. Please send any stories or photos that you have to us.

Link to Dad's Autobiography (needs editing)

Link to photos of Dad in the 40's (WWII uniforms)

Link to Dad's Writings (more pages to be scanned in)

Link to photos of his Father, Mother and Sister

Link to our Family Photos

* More to come soon. :)