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Date of Birth: January 9, 1962
Position: Bonds Broker
Joe’s life is a story of a man who accepted the responsibility and the enormous task of becoming a steadfast, loving husband and father. Through strength of will, commitment to family and devotion to God, he developed throughout his life and overcame adversity.
Joe cared for his wife and three children with kindness. Joe devoted himself to his community where he encouraged children and taught them what is of value in this world. One of the young players that he coached was so inspired by Joe’s life that he wrote the poem below:
It’s horrible but true
We now face life without you
Taken from us much too soon
So many lives among the ruins
You are a hero to us all
A great teacher with a basketball
But most of all you took the time
To help untangle a fishing line
Or take a bike ride in the park
Then renting movies when it got dark
We’re glad you made the time to spend
We’ll miss you greatly, our dear friend
What will be remembered is the goodness that Joe brought into people’s hearts. Let us pray that all the children grow up into adults who challenge themselves to become better human beings.