HARTFORD -- Joseph C. Voyles, 85, passed away Monday, March 11, 2019, at Signature of Hartford. He was born in Hardin County to the late Frank Voyles and Emma Houston Voyles on Aug. 21, 1933. He retired from Local 1707 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers where he worked as a journeyman lineman. Joseph also was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He also was preceded in death by a stepmom, Pearl Voyles; his first wife, Shirley Faye Wallace Voyles; his second wife, Wilma Jean Hines Voyles; his sons, Douglas Earl Voyles and Michael Lynn Voyles; his daughter, Rebecca "Becky" Voyles Lindsey; his stepdaughter, Debra Eversole; and his sister, Thelma Blinco.
Joseph is survived by his son, Richard (Janet) Wayne Voyles, his half brother, Charles Voyles; his sister, Connie Anderson; his half sister, JoAnn Hernadez; six grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two stepgreat-grandchildren.
Service will be 11 a.m. Friday at Miller-Schapmire Funeral Home, Hartford, with Jerry Alexander and Chris Lindsey officiating. Burial will follow at Owensboro Memorial Gardens with military honors. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
A special thank you to the nurses and staff at Signature of Hartford and Hospice of Ohio County.
Miller-Schapmire Funeral Home is honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Voyles. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Joseph C. Voyles at www.millerschapmire.com.