Memorial service for Willie “Joe” Starkey was May 28, 2019 at Grace Community Church, Salem, with Pastor Shannon Lambert officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Wilson Mortuary, Salem.
Mr. Starkey was born October 22, 1962 in Steubenville, Ohio to Willie Joseph and Roberta Ann (Glassco) Starkey. Mr. Starkey died May 22, 2019 in Salem at the age of 56 years.
Survivors include his wife, Suzanne Starkey, Salem; sons, Levi Starkey, Springfield; Jeremy Starkey and Holly Abbott, Salem; Dayton Burke Starkey, Salem; Rick Anchondo, Omaha, Nebraska; David Land, Greenville; and Joey Lester, Salem; granddaughters, Marley Starkey, Carthage; Gracie Delashmit Starkey, Carthage; Jericah Smith Starkey, Carthage; Liberty Billiot, Salem; and Gracie Billiot, Salem; mother and father-in-law, Zelda and Bill Brasier, Springfield; sisters, Lynn Warden, Rolla; and Nora Gage, Salem; brother, Scott Morris and wife, Christina, Kirksville; sisters-in-law, Christina Garrison and husband, Jessie, Springfield; and Dawn Orr, Springtown, Texas; brother-in-law, Bill Brasier and Tracy Kroh, Springfield; nieces, Danielle Norris and husband, Mark; Brielle Norris and Aspen Norris; and a host of extended family and friends.
Preceding him in death were Bo Starkey and Justin Lee Brasier.