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Joe Hundley

March 21, 1944 — September 9, 2020

Joe Hundley, age 76 of Paris, TN, died Wednesday, September 9, 2020, at Henry County Medical Center in Paris.

He graduated from the University of Tennessee at Martin in 1990 with a business degree in accounting.  He worked as an accountant in Paris for many years.  Joe was a member, deacon, and Sunday school teacher at New Harmony Baptist Church in Paris and was also the former church business administrator for six years.  He was an ordained minister who enjoyed studying his Bible and lay preaching.  He was a member of the Paris Masonic Lodge # 108.  Joe served as the former treasurer of the Western District Baptist Association for 10 years.  He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

Joe was born March 21, 1944, in Chicago, IL, to the late Joseph Henry Hundley and the late Kathryn Yarber Hundley.

He was married September 29, 1967, to Thelma Keck Hundley, who survives, of Paris, TN.

Along with his wife, he is also survived by his two daughters, Kimberley Cottingham of Murray, KY, and Kristi (Curtis) Crosser of Como, TN; one sister, Arlene Miles of Sidonia, TN; and four grandchildren, Grant Cottingham, Katie Clinger, Jackie Crosser, and Brandon Crosser.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by three sisters, Vaunetta Miles, Peggy Kissack, and Angeline Bazemore; and one brother, Bobby Hundley.

Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap Street/PO Box 788, Paris, TN 38242.  Visitation will be Friday, September 11, 2020, from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm at Ridgeway Funeral Home.  A private family graveside service will be held, with Chris Downing officiating.

Family & friends will serve as pallbearers.

Burial will be in Smith Cemetery in Paris, TN.

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Friday, September 11, 2020

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Ridgeway Funeral Home

201 Dunlap St, Paris, TN 38242

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