Joe Thomas Hook

November 7, 1938 ~ May 3, 2020 (age 81)


*Due to the COVID-19 Indiana Restrictions the family of Joe Hook has decided to schedule a Celebration of Joe’s Life for Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 2 PM at Bethany Christian Church, 9007 Hwy 62, Charlestown, Indiana 47111.

Joe Thomas Hook passed away on May 3, 2020. He was born on November 7, 1938 in Seymour, Indiana. His parents were Omer and Avanelle Hook of Medora, Indiana. Joe was a graduate of Medora High School where he proudly held the  record for the 100 yard dash for many years. 

He attended Indiana School of Funeral and Embalming  in Indianapolis and graduated in 1959. Shortly after graduation, he began working at Dickman Funeral Home in New Albany. 

In 1966 he met and married Kathryn (Kay) Sutherland.

For 10 years he worked for Blue Cross Blue Shield, but eventually returned to his calling as a funeral director. He eventually retired from Scott Funeral Home. 

Joe loved raising Polled Hereford cattle and attending cattle sales around the country. 

He attended Bethany Christian Church in Charlestown, Indiana where he served as a deacon for many years. 

He is preceded in death by his parents Omer and Avanelle Hook and his sister, Emily Nolting. He is survived by his wife of 54 years Kay, son Jeffrey and his wife Tami along with three grandsons: Blake, Brock, and Brett. He also leaves behind a brother, Jack Hook and many nieces and nephews. 

In lieu of flowers, send in memory donations to Bethany Christian Church building fund.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

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Celebration of Life
May 30, 2020

2:00 PM
Bethany Christian Church (Indiana, Charlestown)

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