Joseph William “Joe” Coulter, age 99, of Springfield, passed away at 9:34 p.m., Thursday, September 12, 2019 at his home.
A native of Washington County, he was born on September 12, 1920 to the late Fonnie Taylor and Nellie Dedman Coulter.
He was a member of the Willisburg Church Of Christ. Joe was a large land owner, an avid farmer having operated a beef cattle and dairy operation as well as growing large tobacco crops for many years in this county. He was a longtime director for the Kentucky Growers Insurance Company.
On August 14, 1937 he was united in marriage to his wife of eighty-one years, Margie Ray Stine Coulter, she preceded him in death on March 14, 2019. Also preceding him in death was his daughter, JoNell Coulter on August 1, 1950; his son, Donald Collins “Donnie” Coulter on October 2, 2012 and a sister, Jean Drury on December 8, 2016.
Survivors include two grandsons, Josh Coulter of Springfield and Dain Coulter of Nicholasville; four great grandchildren, Alexis Coulter, Bella Grace Coulter, Bailey Coulter and Jaxson Coulter and one sister, Devola Terrell of Chaplin.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 17th at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Bro. Charlie Blevins, officiating.
Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.
Visitation was from 10:00 until 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Carey & Son Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.