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Joe Waldrop

December 16, 1926 — June 8, 2019

Funeral service for Joe Allen Waldrop, age 92, of Emory, will be held on Thursday, 11:00 am,

June 13, 2019 at Emory Baptist Church. Bro. Scott Lowery will officiate, with Mr. Waldrop's

eldest grandson, David Johnson offering the obituary. Burial will follow service in Lone Star Cemetery in Point.

The visitation will be one hour prior to the service. at 10:00 am.

Mr. Waldrop passed away peacefully on Saturday at his residence in Emory.

He was born December 16, 1926, in Greenville, to the parentage of Joseph Bailey and

Sarah Luretta, Robinson Waldrop.

He served his country in the U.S, Navy during the end months of WWII.

He then relisted and served during the Korean Conflict.

Mr. Waldrop married Katherine Bryant on November 15, 1945 in Greenville. They were

married for some 71 years.

He was an employee of E-Systems for 30 years.

He was a member of Emory Baptist Church.

He loved to fish, work in the yard, read, and for the last several years

he enjoyed working jigsaw puzzles.

Mr. Joe Allen Waldrop will be missed by his family, as well as everyone

who knew and loved him.

Survivors include:

Son: Joe Allen Waldrop II, (Dixie) of Boling


Virginia McLeroy (Don) of Emory

Donna Dunn (Buddy) of Yantis

Beverly Gaston (Bill) of Point

Rhonda Porter (Wesley) of Brenham

Elizabeth DuCharme (Danny) of Milliken, CO

Grandchildren: 15

Great-grandchildren: 26

Great-great-grandchildren: 4

Numerous other loving family and friends

Preceded in death by: Parents; Wife in 2017; sister; brother;

and, numerous half-brothers and sisters

Interment will follow funeral service in Lone Star Cemetery in Point.


Thursday, June 13, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Emory Baptist Church
260 N. Planters St.
Emory, TX 75440

Funeral Service

Thursday, June 13, 2019
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Emory Baptist Church

Emory, Tx 75440

Interment will follow funeral service in Lone Star Cemetery in Point.

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