Joe was born in Clay County to the late Jack and Loretta Yockey on July 15, 1958.
Joe married his wife Kathy on July 5, 2002.
He is survived by his children Joseph, Jennifer and Joni, step-daughters Brandi and Crystal, brothers Carl and Bill, grandchildren Katlyn, Joe, Owen, Jazmine, Kyle, Gracie, Colton, Payton, Callie, Kylee, Shadow and Landon.
He enjoyed spending time outdoors.
His favorite pastime was canoeing and fishing on the river.
He was an avid animal lover, a loving husband and an awesome dad.
A celebration of life will take place at Knightsville Community Center, Sunday, Jan. 20, from 2-5 p.m.