Br. Joseph Thamby, a Perpetual Franciscan Tertiary (1882-1945) is a Holy Man of Pedavutapally in the Diocese of Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, South India. He has done the work of evangelization in the states of Tamilnadu, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh. He made his home in Pedavutapally in 1939 and lived the rest of his life and died on 15 January 1945. He is declared ''Servant of God'' on 24 June 2007 and thus began the process of his Beatification.