Schild, Joseph Embrey, Jr.

Retired From The Chattanooga Paper Board

  • Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Joseph Embrey Schild, Jr., 84, of Hixson, Tennessee, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 4, 2022, in a local hospital.

Joe loved the Lord and his family. He was born in Chattanooga, on August 29,1938.

He was retired from the Chattanooga Paper Board and was heavily involved in the Tennessee Valley Chapter of the Rhododendron Society and the Azalea Society of America.

Joe was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph E. Schild, Sr. and Leona Jordan Schild.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Lashon Schild, sons, Joseph E. (Patricia) Schild, III and Roderick (Michele) Schild, daughter, Sydonna (Lebron) Cambron, sister, Judy (James) Steinmann, grandson, Tristan (Amber) Sharp and several nieces, nephews and extended family.

Due to COVID the visitation for Joseph Schild, Jr. will be canceled on Thursday, Dec. 8. It will be rescheduled at a later date. Please visit for updated information.

Arrangements are by Legacy Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 8911 Dallas Hollow Road, Soddy Daisy, Tn., 423 843-2525. Share your memories, stories, and photos at

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