Joseph William Richey was born on August 18, 1993 to Joseph Edward Richey and Kimberly Richey. On the afternoon of January 22, 2022 our Father in Heaven called Joseph home, he was 28 years old.
Joseph graduated high school from Bradwell Institute in 2011. After graduating he took various jobs learning many skills, from painting, landscaping and one of his many passions, cooking. He lived in Florida for some time working with his Granny, Pamela Snider as a cook in her restaurant. He also worked with Overhead door of Savannah installing garage doors with his father, Joseph E. Richey.
Joseph loved to be outdoors. He holds the record for tubing on the Altamaha River, having been able to hang on the longest. He also loved the family trips to Lake Guntersville, Cloudland Canyon and numerous other places he would travel
to with his family. Exploring the great outdoors was a favorite pass time of Joseph’s. His free spirit kept him moving, exploring life. He was always willing to give what he had to someone that was in need, whether it was a friend, family member or complete stranger. Joseph just wanted to help in anyway he could. As was evident when he made the personal decision to be a organ donor. Even after death Joseph is still helping others. He loved children and they loved his easy going nature. Joseph also loved animals, and he rescued several in his lifetime. And above all, he loved his family. He is loved my so many and will be greatly missed by them all.
Joseph is survived by his father, Joseph Edward Richey (Sheila), his mother, Kimberly Richey, his brothers, Wyatt Richey (Sarah), Tanner Knoblich (Gina), his sisters, Elizabeth Hall (Tyler), Jessica Hamilton (Chris) and Ashley Grant (Lance); his
paternal grandparents, William and Linda Richey, his maternal granny, Pamela Snider, and maternal granddad, Maynard Marshall; his uncles, Dennis Richey (Cheryl), Thomas Marshall, and Sam Marshall; his Aunt Tammy Richey and many cousins, Great Aunts and Uncles and many loving friends.
Visitation will be held on Friday, January 28, 2022 at the Thomas L. Carter Funeral Home. A private family visitation will begin at 12:00 p.m. and
visitation for all others will begin at 1:00 p.m.
Funeral services will begin at 2:00 pm at the funeral home to honor Joseph's life. Bro. Clay Rowe will be officiating. Interment will follow services at the Wells Cemetery in Gum Branch, Georgia.
Pallbearers: Clent Wells, Caleb Wells, Wyatt Richey, Keith Bales, Blaine Bunting and Aiden Bunting.
Honorary Pallbearers: Stephen Ryon, Tanner Knoblich and Tyler Sneed.
Thomas L. Carter Funeral Home, Flemington, is handling arrangements.
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