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Joseph Ray (Joe) Autry

Obituary Date: Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Mr. Joseph Ray (Joe) Autry, age 60, went to be with the Lord on August 9.  Joe was born on June 21, 1962 in Commerce, GA to Jerrel and Peggy Autry.  He was an avid hunter and sportsman. Joe was a life-long Commerce Tiger fan; also, for some reason, he was a Florida State Fan, but did enjoy UGA football.  If you knew Joe, you were aware of his quick wit, sense of humor and sly smile.  He was employed by Roper Pump Company for 41 years, where he was very beneficial to the company.  Joe was a member of Beaverdam Baptist Church and loved singing in the choir.  He was preceded in death by his mother, Peggy Rice Autry.

Joe is survived by his father, Jerrel R. Autry of Nicholson; brothers, Ricky (Tami) of Danielsville, Michael (Kristin) of Colbert, and Mark (Cindy) of Homer and life-long love, Melissa Tanner of Royston; nephews, Brandon and Eli; nieces, Kellyn, Hope, Brandy and Taylor; plus several great-nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be at 2 PM, Friday, August 12 at the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home with Rev. Billy Pruitt officiating.  Interment will follow in Grey Hill Cemetery.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 5 to 8 PM.  Mark Autry, Michael Autry, Eli Autry, Brandon Autry, Scott Brown and Nick Anderson will serve as pallbearers.  Kenneth Brewer and Mitchell Redmon will serve as honorary pallbearers.

Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Date
08/12/2022 at 2:00PM
Funeral Home
Little-Ward Funeral Home
Phone
(706) 335-3175
Address
115 State St., Commerce 30529
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