Obituary for Joseph L. "Joe" Knox
Cuba City, Wisconsin
Joseph L. "Joe" Knox, 81, of Cuba City, Wisconsin, died Thursday, April 12, 2018, at UW-Hospitals and Clinics. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at Casey Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Cuba City with Pastor Bruce Bennett officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Cuba City. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Joe was born on March 21, 1937, in Cuba City, Wisconsin, the son of Jesse and Mary Ann (Glasker) Knox. He married Carol Peacock on August 2, 1958, in Galena, Illinois. Joe worked in the mines until serving in the US Army. After returning he worked as a carpenter for 50 years for Carpenters Union #678.
Joe enjoyed watching the Badgers, Packers and Brewers on TV. He also enjoyed gardening, bowling and Sunday afternoon joy rides. Joe loved to tinker; there was never a project he was afraid to take on. He also enjoyed playing with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Joe was everyone's friend and was always there to lend a helping hand.
Survivors include his wife, Carol; two daughters, Deb (Jack Carrington) Burlison, of Dousman, WI, and Pam (Jason) Mootz, of Cuba City; two sons, Dennis Knox, of Cuba City, and Tim (Chris) Knox, of Oregon, WI; a sister, Adeline Gibbons, of Cuba City; a brother, Jim (Carol A.) Knox, of Cuba City; seven grandchildren, T.J. (Nicole), Jen (Matt), Krystal, Bart, Blake, Natalie, and Nicole; and six great-grandchildren, Wyatt, Brielle, Aleria, Brayden, Camden and McKinley "Sissy".
He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Mable Knox, Lillian (Norbert) Kowalski and Mary Ann Shaffer; a brother, Willis (Helen) Knox; a brother-in-law, John Gibbons; and his father and mother-in-law, Al and Fran Stotmeister.