Archive for Thursday, April 15, 2004

Billy J. Joseph

1925-2004

April 15, 2004

Services for Billy Joe Joseph, 78, Lawrence, were Saturday, April 10, at Warren-McElwain Mortuary, Lawrence. Cremation was planned.
Mr. Joseph died Wednesday, April 7, 2004, at Eudora Nursing Center.
He was born July 5, 1925, in Mulberry, the son of William and Florence P. Alexander Joseph. He attended Pittsburg State University.
Mr. Joseph served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a printer for the Lawrence Journal-World for more than 30 years. He retired from Lawrence Printing Service in 2000.
He was a member of the Travel Protective Assn. and American Legion Dorsey-Liberty Post No. 14.
He married Frances M. Stone on Feb. 10, 1945, in Norwich, Conn. She survives, of the home.
Other survivors include a son, Jeffrey K. Joseph, Lawrence; a brother, Melvin Joseph, Pittsburg; and a grandson.
The family suggests memorials to Heart of America Alzheimer's Association, sent in care of the mortuary.
E-mail condolences may be sent to info@warrenmcelwain.com, subject: Joseph.

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