Mr. Apple, 55, of Lebanon passed away March 27, 2015 at Summit Hospital. Mr. Apple donated his remains to the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
A celebration of life will be held 4-7 p.m. Thursday, April 2 at Lebanon's Partlow Funeral Chapel.
Mr. Apple is preceded in death by parents Sylvan Roger Apple and Orrie Lillian Vanhook Apple.
Survivors include: his daughter Stacey Apple (Troy Wooden), sisters Doris Steed (Wyndell), Rachel Coe (Jimmy), Betty Bland (Bubba) and brother Max Apple (Marilyn).
Also surviving: granddaughter Kelsie Morse, unborn grandson Caleb Van Wooden, nieces Lynn Fox (David), Kaye Steed, Gayle Gannaway, Julie Pierce (Brad), Sara Jane Turner (Chris), nephews Roger Steed (Michelle), Wayne Steed, Matt Coe (Vicki), Marc Coe (Katie), Daniel Coe (Julia), Steven Bland, uncles Leslie Vanhook and Fred Vanhook (Faye), several great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made at Wilson Bank and Trust locations to the Joel Apple Fund.
Arrangements are in the care of Lebanon's Partlow Funeral Chapel.