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Joe Lewis Jessie, Metcalfe County, KY (1938-2014)

He lived in Metcalfe, Jefferson and Lincoln counties. After retiring from A&P Warehouse, he worked as a driver for Carnation, Dairyman, Lincoln County Schools, Howell's Motor Freight and Miller Transportation. He also owned the former Joe's Service Station in Lincoln County. Joe liked to stay busy. Joe will be especially remembered for his love of family and Gospel music. His favorite subject was his family tree, and his favorite events were the Mercer Family Reunions and The Spirituals singings. He was kind-hearted with a benevolent, mischievousness about him, betrayed by his ready smile.

The funeral service will be held at 12 noon, CT, Saturday, May 31, 2014, at Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, Kentucky, with burial to follow in the Fields Cemetery. Visitation will be 4pm-7pm, Friday, May 30, 2014, and after 10amCT, Saturday, May 31, 2014.



Joe Lewis Jessie, Metcalfe County, KY (1938-2014)


He was born Monday, October 17, 1938 in Edmonton, Metcalfe Co., Kentucky to Leon and Ruthie (Fields) Jessie. He died Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at the age of 75 years, 7 months, and 11 days.

He lived in Metcalfe, Jefferson and Lincoln counties. After retiring from A&P Warehouse, he worked as a driver for Carnation, Dairyman, Lincoln County Schools, Howell's Motor Freight and Miller Transportation. He also owned the former Joe's Service Station in Lincoln County. Joe liked to stay busy.

Joe will be especially remembered for his love of family and Gospel music. His favorite subject was his family tree, and his favorite events were the Mercer Family Reunions and The Spirituals singings. He was kind-hearted with a benevolent, mischievousness about him betrayed by his ready smile.

He is survived by the following:
  • His daughters: Kim Anderson (Perry Caples) and T.J. Fileccia (Kent)

  • Four grandchildren

  • Two great grandchildren

  • His sister: Ruby Lois Acree (Joe)

  • Numerous beloved aunts and cousins
The family thanks the staffs of Riverview Village in Clarksville, Indiana and Signature South in Louisville, Kentucky for easing Joe's Journey through Alzheimer's.

Memorials are suggested to Fields Cemetery Maintenance Fund at any Edmonton State Bank.

Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY, in charge of arrangements.


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