Joe Wakefield, 86, formerly of Ottawa, died Friday, Feb. 21, 2014.

A memorial service is planned 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 22, 2014, at VFW Post 5901, 3599 Old U.S. 59, Ottawa.

He was born Dec. 20, 1927, in Ottawa to Joseph Wakefield and Jessie Allison Wakefield.