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Joseph Slone, 59, Russell Springs, KY (1963-2023)

Joseph Curtis Slone of Russell Springs passed away on Saturday, March 25, 2023, at his residence. He was 59 years old.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30pmCT on Saturday, April 1, 2023, at Wilson Funeral Home, 391 East Steve Wariner Drive, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Joe Allen, Jr. officiating. Interment will follow in Russell Springs Cemetery, 1516 Lakeway Drive, Russell Springs, KY.

Visitation will be at 10:30amCT on Saturday, April 1, 2023, at Wilson Funeral Home, 391 East Steve Wariner Drive, Russell Springs, KY.

Joseph Slone was born on Friday, July 12, 1963, in Lexington, KY, the son of the late Phyllis LeMaster Slone and the late Charles Slone.

Survivors include:
  • His wife, Patricia Slone of Russell Springs, KY
  • Three Daughters: Carissa Slone-Popovich, spouse Christopher, of Rochester NY, Michelle Slone, of Batavia IL, and Elise Matti, spouse Joshua, of Lynnwood WA
  • Two Sons: Joshua C. Slone, spouse Wrynn, of Yucca Valley CA, and Joseph Sumowski, spouse Sandy, of Montgomery IL.
  • A Sister: Laura White, spouse Steve, of Russell Springs KY
  • Three granddaughters, Morgan, Madison and Jordyn Sumowski
  • Two nephews, Colby (Cynthia) White, Camden (Alyssa) White, Connor and Caden White and
  • Many aunts and cousins
He married his wife Patricia on February 11, 1989. He was a graduate of New Mexico Institute of Learning and Technology and graduated in 1985 with a B.S. in computer science. He began work in 1985 at Los Alamos National Laboratory, Santa Fe, New Mexico and went into the private sector in 1988, In 2019 he retired from a 30 year career in the computer industry and Chief Information Security Officer at his last company. He enjoyed astronomy and playing classical piano, especially Beethoven, Chopin and hymns of faith. He attended College Church in Wheaton, Illinois and Grace Family Fellowship in Russell Springs, Kentucky.

Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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Joseph Slone, 59, Russell Springs, KY (1963-2023)

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