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    Wednesday, March 27 2019
    Joseph Wallace

    Posted by: Clarke & Staples Funeral Homes, Inc. AT 05:48 pm   |  Permalink   |  21 Comments  |  Email
    So sorry for your loss Joe was a good man he sure will be missed
    Posted by Linda Jones on 03/27/2019 - 07:34 PM
    RIP ol' Joe, Dallas & Family, I am sorry for your family's loss. With deepest condolences, Jennifer Daniel & daughters
    Posted by Jennifer Daniel on 03/27/2019 - 07:36 PM
    Im sorry for your loss i use to work with him a long time ago as t the Button Factory. He was a good man
    Posted by Chip Anderson on 03/27/2019 - 08:14 PM
    The last of my Great Uncles, and of the 16 Abernathy children. My heart aches but I know he is with Heavenly Father. My deepest condolences to Great Aunt Dallas, Kevin, Jessica, and their two children. Joe will be missed by so many. ♥️
    Posted by Sarah & Glenn & family on 03/27/2019 - 08:34 PM
    R.I.P.Uncle Tiny.....May the lord give your family peace and guidance in these trying times and may he bless each of them.Aunt Dallas a special prayer coming your way. God Bless 🌹
    Posted by Robert & Nancy (aka Bimbo) on 03/27/2019 - 08:35 PM
    He will be missed..great childhood and church memories from cookouts to carriage deepest sympathy to the family
    Posted by Tracey Moore on 03/27/2019 - 08:42 PM
    Joe was one of my favorite people I ever met. He bought that really tall deerstand for the farm, Kevin and I put it together and put it up while he laid in the grass and supervised. Once it was up he decided it was too high and he won't gonna sit in it. "That can be Alex's stand" he said and never hunted out of it even though he's the one that bought it. I killed my first buck out of that stand. He always accepted me and made me feel welcome in his home and welcome to hunt his land. I will always be grateful for my time with him and his family. I know that he is coon huntin in heaven now. I am so sorry for your loss, he was a great man and will truly be missed.
    Posted by Alex Madison on 03/27/2019 - 09:14 PM
    Rest Easy Uncle Joe .. you will be missed but never forgotten. God bless the beautiful family you have left behind. Aunt Dallas .. I am a phone call away . My heart is with you and Kevin along with Jessica and the grandchildren he loved so much. May he RIP .
    Posted by Linda Gale Poole on 03/27/2019 - 09:17 PM
    So sorry for you loss.Uncle JoE will be missed. I will miss him and his bear hug he would always give when he saW me..He was a awesome man..RIP UNCLE JOE❤❤
    Posted by Tina King on 03/27/2019 - 09:19 PM
    We are so sadden to hear Joe has gone to heaven. But we know he is in a better place, where there is no more sorry, pain and suffering. I hope the family finds peace in their heart through this difficult time. May God continue to bless the family. We will miss him and his friendship.
    Posted by Sardis & John Ragsdale on 03/27/2019 - 10:43 PM
    You will be greatly missed! Our hearts are broken! Wayne and Nathan will miss the hunts, I will miss the hugs, but it's only goodbye for now! We love you!
    Posted by Wayne, Misty, and family on 03/27/2019 - 11:12 PM
    Love and prayers to the family. Joe was a wonderful man.
    Posted by Jean Wallace on 03/28/2019 - 12:37 AM
    Dallas I am so sorry for you loss. I'm not able to come to services,but know you are in my thoughts and prayers. Love Sylvia.
    Posted by Sylvia Abernathy on 03/28/2019 - 07:55 AM
    Dallas, I'm so sorry to hear this sad news. My condolences to you and your family at this time!
    Posted by Donna Wootton on 03/28/2019 - 07:56 AM
    Dallas, Kevin and family, we are so sorry for your loss. We have many good memories of Joe and know he is with the Lord now in a land where no sickness or disease can invade. "To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord."
    Posted by Joey and Annette Landry on 03/28/2019 - 08:20 AM
    Dallas, Kevin and family: Please accept our deepest sympathy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May God grant you peace and comfort in the days ahead. Nancy and Everett
    Posted by Nancy & Everett Pennington on 03/28/2019 - 07:24 PM
    our thoughts and prayers
    Posted by Gordon Erby on 03/28/2019 - 07:52 PM
    Really gonna miss uncle Joe. So sorry for yalls loss.
    Posted by Lisa Bohannon on 03/28/2019 - 11:20 PM
    Really gonna miss uncle Joe. So sorry for yalls loss. Rip uncle Joe. He was a wonderful man who loved to coon hunt. Will never forget the first time i went with him we got lost tryna find the truck. Love yall.
    Posted by Lisa Bohannon on 03/28/2019 - 11:26 PM
    My condolences to the family for your loss of Mr. Abernathy. May God strengthen and comfort you with his promise of the resurrection when the dead will rise. Acts 24:15
    Posted by Amber Micka on 04/02/2019 - 07:14 AM
    May your hearts be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times you shared together as you celebrate a life well lived and loved by many. Psalms 90:10.
    Posted by Chris C on 04/02/2019 - 09:16 AM

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    Joseph Wallace “Joe” Abernathy, 71, of Kenbridge, Va. joined his family in Heaven on March 27, 2019. He was one of sixteen children of the late Eddie Wilson Abernathy and Ethel Abernathy Sparks. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Dallas Bohannon Abernathy; his son, Kevin Abernathy (Jessica);  “Papa” to Conner and Kristen Abernathy; and devoted friend, Sarah Daniel.

    Joe will always be remembered for his love of family, mules, horses, gardening, hunting and fishing. The family will receive friends Friday from 6:30 to 8PM at the Clarke Funeral Home in Kenbridge where funeral services will be held Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 2:30PM. Interment in the Lakeview Cemetery, Blackstone, Va. In lieu of flowers please consider memorial donations to the

    Southside SPCA. In memory of Joe Abernathy, P.O. Box 66, Meherrin, Va. 23954  Online condolences may be sent at

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