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 Joseph Delmar Besse

Joseph Delmar Besse

Gerry, Chautauqua County, New York, USA
Death 5 Jul 2011 (aged 49)
Bay Pines, Pinellas County, Florida, USA
Burial Bay Pines, Pinellas County, Florida, USA
Plot Section L Site 746
Memorial ID 100042676 · View Source
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Joseph Delmar Besse was born 12 May 1962 in Gerry, Chautauqua, New York to Audrey May (Simmons) and Onsbee Richard Besse Sr.

He was the 2nd born child. He had an older sister Rosalie Mae. He was the Older brother to Onsbee "Cappy" Richard Besse Jr, Onalee Phyllis and Corry Daniel Besse.

Joseph had older siblings from his father's previous marriage. Janice, Barbara, and Richard.

Joseph joined the US Navy and was a Veteran of Operation Desert Storm. Joseph was married twice the first time to a Carol. The last time to Irene (McGowan) Joseph.

Joseph & Irene had a daughter Onalee Audrey Besse while he was stationed in Scotland. He also has two step children Mark Joseph of Scotland and Donna Sarah Joseph of Pinellas,Pinellas,Florida.

He loved his grandchildren and to him it didn't matter if they were his by blood or by marriage. He made homemade pancakes and Donuts for them regularly before he became ill from Colon Cancer. He fought long and hard but succummed to the disease on 5 July 2011 with his daughter Donna and mother Audrey by his side.

Joseph left behind grandchildren Conor & Lucy Joseph of Scotland,Jenaya & Tayson Carter of Pinellas,FL. His granddaughter Jazmine Carter was born after his passing.

He is buried in the cemetery at the V.A. Hospital grounds in Bay Pines,Pinellas,FL.

Bio by: FAMGENE91


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 100042676
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Delmar Besse (12 May 1962–5 Jul 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100042676, citing Bay Pines National Cemetery, Bay Pines, Pinellas County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Frank Burns (contributor 46935815) .