Pattonsburg, MO: Joseph Keith “Joe” Read, 61, Pattonsburg, MO passed away Saturday,
January 6, 2024, at his home.
He was born on February 14, 1962, in Bethany, Missouri the son of James Elmer and Nina
Jean (Salmon) Read.
Joe was an avid hunter and fisherman. He enjoyed panning for gold and working on and
refurbishing his ’79 Chevy pick-up.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Joe is survived by his siblings, Jeri (John) Turpin, Osage Beach, MO, Jeanie (Kevin) Dudley,
Cross Plains, TN, Jan (Rex) Hagler, Coffey, MO, Janie Travis, Pattonsburg, MO, Jimmy Read,
Pueblo, CO, and Jeff Read, Coffey, MO as well as numerous nieces and nephews that he dearly
Joe has been cremated under the direction of Roberson Funeral Home, Pattonsburg, MO.
The family will hold a Celebration of Life from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Saturday, January 13 at the
Pattonsburg Multi-purpose Center, Pattonsburg, MO. Friends are welcome at Joe’s house
following the Celebration of Life at 14047 Forest Ave., Pattonsburg, MO 64670. Inurnment will
be held at a later date in Coffey Cemetery, Coffey, MO. Online condolences may be left at