Joseph “Joe” Charles Halsey, 86 of Odessa, Missouri passed away on Sunday, July 12, 2020 at home surrounded by family.
Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Thursday, July 16, 2020 at the Ralph O. Jones Funeral Home, 306 S. 2nd St., Odessa, MO, 64076, 816-633-5524. A funeral will follow at 12:00 p.m., Thursday at the funeral home. Burial with military rites will be in the Greenton Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Greenton Cemetery Association. Memories of Joe and condolences for his family may be left at www.LedfordFamilyFH.com
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Joe was born on August 22, 1933 in Grain Valley, MO to Hubert Henry and Elizabeth Susie (Wilson) Halsey. He enlisted in the United States Army and served from November 5, 1953 until he was honorably discharged on November 4, 1955. Joe married Sandra (Stark) Halsey on December 25, 1963 in Odessa, MO. He retired from the IUOE Local 101 in Kansas City, MO. Joe worked as a heavy equipment operator for various pipeline companies. He also was a farmer and worked on the family farm as well. Joe was a member of the Mt. Hope Masonic Lodge 476 and the Shriners. In addition to spending time with family and friends, Joe enjoyed watching westerns and doing activities with his grandchildren.
Survivors include Joe’s wife, Sandy Halsey of Odessa, MO; three children, Rejeana Coleman and husband Jim, Lisa Halsey, Brett Halsey and wife Marla all of Odessa, MO; four grandchildren, Stina Frazier, Bobby Joe Porter, Katelyn Halsey and Haley Halsey; four great-grandchildren, Sophia, Dylan, Wyatt and Miles; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Joe was preceded in death by a brother, Don Halsey and three sisters, Elva Wakeman, Francis Wilkinson and Bernice Smith.