|Birth: ||Jun. 14, 1939|
|Death: ||Jan. 5, 2007|
Joe Annett Jr., 67, of Amarillo died Friday, Jan. 5, 2007.
Rosary will be said at 7 p.m. today in Cox-LaGrone Funeral Home Benton Chapel, 4180 Canyon Drive. Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Entombment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery Mausoleum.
Mr. Annett Jr. was born June 14, 1939, in Alva, Okla., to Joe and Lorene Bouziden Annett. He grew up in Alva and later attended Northwestern State College. He moved to Amarillo and met the love of his life Patricia Doose. They were married Sept. 18, 1959.
He served in the National Guard in Oklahoma and Texas for 10 years.
He worked as a sales representative for State Chemical Co. for 20 years. Joe also worked with Jackson Supply, Empire Paper Co., and most recently, Miller Paper Co.
He was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church for 48 years. He served as a lector. It's been said, if the doors were open, Joe was there. He refinished floors, changed light bulbs and did anything to keep the church looking excellent. Joe was an inspiration serving at Blessed Sacrament Parish, community and council by supporting and strengthening Christian family life. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus. In 1981, he was awarded District Award of Merit and served as Grand Knight, 1982 to 1984. In 1996, he and his family were awarded "Family of the Month." The Knights awarded him a Certificate of Merit in grateful recognition and appreciation of faithful and exceptional services.
He was Scout Master of Troop 112 for more than 10 years along with his sons, who earned many awards including Eagle Scout.
Joe was a loving, gentle husband and father, generous to his family, friends, church and strangers. His customers were his loyal friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother, Thomas Earl.
Survivors include his wife; his children, Danny of Amarillo, David of Oklahoma City and Cheryl of Fort Myers, Fla.; nine grandchildren, Danny Jr., William, Josh, Chynna, Chelsea, Courtney, Dustin, Chastity and Kristen; eight great-grandchildren; six brothers and sisters, Mildred, Ellis, Mary, John, Gary and Linda; and many friends.
The family suggests memorials be to BSA Hospice.
Amarillo Globe-News, Jan. 7, 2007
Memorial Park Cemetery
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Record added: Jan 07, 2007
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