Joseph “Big Joe” Bragole, 54, of Newport News, VA sailed away on February 12, 2020.
Joe was a native of Boston, Massachusetts and a Hampton Roads resident for more than 30
Mr. Bragole retired from the Hampton Sheriff’s Department after serving in the US Navy.
He was known for his success as an entrepreneur, starting with the many years of Cheap
Wheels and finishing out with General Services.
Survivors include his two daughters, Ashlee and Tricia Bragole; his three grandchildren,
Joey McLaughlin, Leilani Bragole, Chris Sewell; and his “partner in crime”, Chris Martin.
A memorial service will be held Friday, February 28th, 2020 from 6pm – 7pm at Altmeyer-Riverside
Funeral Home, 7415 River Rd in Newport News, Virginia. The family requests any expressions
of sympathy be sent to Altmeyer Funeral Home.