Joseph W. Hembree Sr.


Joseph W. Hembree Sr.

Joseph W. Hembree Sr. age 84, of Germantown, OH, passed away, July 10, 2018 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Red Lick, KY, on June 26, 1934 to the late Olivia Mae (Taylor) and Edward Hembree.

He retired from Franklin Box Board after more than 30 years of service. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and gardening; but most of all Joe loved his family and his best buddy “Tanner”.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 sons, Joseph W. Hembree, Jr. and Carl Edward Hembree; and a grandson, Jacob Daniel Hembree.

He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Leona L. (Blankenship) Hembree; his children, Annie (Jeff) Donson, Donna (Pastor Chris) Tannreuther; Frank (Kay) Hembree of Berea and Ron (Peggy) Hembree; 20 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; his sister Malinda Jane (Doug) Alexander of Berea; his brother, Edward (Patsy) Hembree of Berea; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends 5 – 8 p.m., Thursday July 12, 2018 at the Dalton Funeral Home, 6900 Weaver Rd., Germantown, OH, where the Funeral Service will follow 11 a.m. Friday, with Pastor Chris Tannreuther and Joe’s grandson Cotey Hembree officiating. Burial will be at Highland Cemetery, Miamisburg, Ohio.

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