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Dillard Joseph

May 10, 1937 — August 31, 2019


      Mr. Dillard Joseph born May 10, 1937 departed this life on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at the Greg & Noreen Wells Hospice Care Center in Hazard, Ky.  He was 82 years old.  Dillard was born at Yeaddiss, Ky., the son of the late Johnny C. Joseph & Matilda Boggs.  Dillard was a retired coal miner, having been employed by Blue Diamond Coal Co., Leatherwood, Ky., for 25 years.  Dillard was a member of the Full Gospel Church of Jesus Christ, Smilax, Ky.   He was an avid fisherman & enjoyed gardening, watching westerns and baseball.  Dillard's greatest joy was spending time with his family, especially his grandson, Jason & and great grandsons, Waylon & Easton.  Dillard was a life-long resident of Leslie Co.  Mr. Dillard Joseph was preceded in death by his parents, his loving and devoted wife of 50 years, Mattie Caldwell Joseph, a cherished, infant daughter, Linda, brothers, Johnny Joseph, Lee Joseph, Giles Joseph, Bill Joseph, sisters, Martha Lewis, Alice Day, Polly Childers, Eula Joseph & Lizzie Strunk.  Mr. Dillard Joseph leaves the following relatives surviving, two beloved daughters, Hazel Ruth Joseph of Yeaddiss, Ky., Glenda Joseph Mitchell & husband, Danny, whom Dillard considered his own son of Yeaddiss, Ky.,  one treasured grandson, Jason Daniel Mitchell & wife, Kristy,  two treasured, great grandsons, Waylon Daniel Mitchell, Easton Jace Mitchell, two special nieces, Mae Combs & Carolyn Wells,  & a host of other relatives and friends.

TIME AND PLACE OF FUNERAL: 1:00 p.m. - Wednesday - September 4, 2019 - at the Dwayne Walker Funeral Home Chapel, Hyden, Ky

OFFICIATING MINISTERS: Rev. Billy Joe Lewis & Rev. Tommy Fields

TIME AND PLACE OF VISITATION: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m - Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at the Dwayne Walker Funeral Home

PLACE OF INTERMENT: Lee Joseph Cemetery, Yeaddiss, Ky.,

PALLBEARERS: Greg Combs, Randall Combs, Dewey Baker & Boone Lewis.


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