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Joe McElroy

July 27, 1932 January 17, 2019
Joe McElroy
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Obituary for Joe McElroy

Mr. Ollie Joe McElroy, 86, of Richmond went to be with the Lord on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center in Richmond.
Joe was born at home on July 27, 1932 in Madison County to the late Milton and Velerie Owens McElroy. He attended the old Kirksville school and went on to receive his associate degree from the Baptist Seminary in Lexington. Joe started work with the Sealtest Milk Company as a milk truck driver, and later worked for Madison Grocery in Sales for several years. After his retirement he went back to work at Ace Hardware where he enjoyed 15 years of helping and visiting with his friends there. He loved crossword puzzles, his family and especially his God. Joe was a member of the Newby Baptist Church.
Survivors include: his wife of 54 years, Allie McIntosh McElroy; three sons, Donald Wayne McElroy (Nannie), Douglas Wayne Perry (Shellye), and Arnold Perry, Jr. (Kathy); four daughters, Sondra Jo Hallinan (Howard), Pat Joines (Henry), Brenda Turner, and Barbara Harsch (John); one sister, Delores Simpson (Bill); many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; a special nephew, Bobby McElroy; and a special family member whom he raised, Pat Spicer; as well as a host of other extended family and friends.
In addition to his parents, Joe was preceded in death by: one son, Paul David McElroy; two grandsons, Jeffrey Wayne Perry and William Phillip McElroy; two sons-in-laws, Eddie Ramsey and Billy Turner ; 7 brothers and 3 sisters.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Saturday, January 19, 2019, at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home, with Pastor Scott Guiley officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5-9 PM on Friday evening at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be his grandsons.
Honorary Pallbearers will be his granddaughters.
The Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home, W. Main St., Richmond, is in charge of the arrangements.


Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

18

Jan

5:00 PM 1/18/2019 5:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 1/18/2019 9:00:00 PM
Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home

328 W. Main St
Richmond, KY 40475

Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home
328 W. Main St Richmond 40475 KY
United States

Service

Saturday

19

Jan

11:00 AM 1/19/2019 11:00:00 AM
Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home

328 W. Main St
Richmond, KY 40475

Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home
328 W. Main St Richmond 40475 KY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Richmond Cemetery Final Resting Place

606 East Main St.
Richmond, KY 40475

606 East Main St. Richmond 40475 KY
United States
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