Died Aug. 24, 2004
TORONTO – Joseph Emory Kersey Sr., 52, died Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2004, at his home.
He was born June 19, 1952, in Calhoun County, W.Va., a son of Margaret Holmes Kersey of Steubenville and the late Claude Kersey.
He was last employed at the Dollar General Store.
He is survived by his wife, Kathy Jane Tipton Kersey; a son, Joseph E. Kersey Jr. of Toronto; a daughter, Tracy Ann Herron of Toronto; four brothers. Robert Kersey of Canton, Ohio, Charles “Butch” Kersey and Terry Umstead of Wellsville and Calvin Kersey of Louisiana; three sisters, Karen Sue Cunningham of Calcutta, Martha DeVore of Wintersville and Theresa Jackson of Steubenville; and a granddaughter.
Pastor Paul Wright will conduct services at 8 p.m. today at the Clarke Funeral Home. Burial at the convenience of the family at Toronto Union Cemetery.
Visitation from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today.