Danny "Joe" Lawhead
- October 1, 1965 - February 19, 2012
- Kokomo, Indiana
of Danny's Passing
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“Oh my today is the very first time since I lost Joe that I have even been on this site to see all the great and wonderful memories from family and...Read More »
1 of 30 | Posted by: Brooke Lawhead - kokomo, IN
“I Just Found out tonight. I am deeply sorry For your loss! my prayers & thoughts goes out to all of The Lawhead family and to days of grieving that...Read More »
2 of 30 | Posted by: Teresa King & Family - kokomo, IN
“I said goodbye to a wonderful friend, husband and father tonite. Joe Lawhead you will be greatly missed. I will always remember you and love you!
3 of 30 | Posted by: Melissa Reagle-Gross - kokomo, IN
“Linda, so very sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and your family.
4 of 30 | Posted by: Claudette Leonard - Judsonia, AR
“Brooke & family, sorry to hear of your loss. May your memories with Danny help you through this difficult time. Brooke I didn't know Danny well, but...Read More »
5 of 30 | Posted by: Christy Farr - Kokomo, IN
“To the Family of Joe Lawhead
The Chaplaincy Committee of UAW Local 685 sends our deepest sympathy to the family of our Brother, Joe Lawhead. Many...Read More »
6 of 30 | Posted by: Will Price Jr - Kokomo, IN
“To the Family of Joe Lawhead
We send our sincere condolences to the family of Joe Lawhead. It saddens us that the family has to go through this...Read More »
7 of 30 | Posted by: William F. Price Jr - Kokomo, IN
“Uncle Joe, i still cant believe this. it seems like just yesterday i last saw you, i know our family hasnt been as close since grandpa passed, but...Read More »
8 of 30 | Posted by: Denni Lawhead - Logansport , IN
“Joey, I am still in shock.I have alot of precious memories and love for you I was only 9 when you were born and I remember playing with you like you...Read More »
9 of 30 | Posted by: Anita ALLENDER - Anderson, IN
“I just cannot possibly express my deepest sympathies to the Lawhead family during this terrible time of grief. Please know our thoughts and prayers...Read More »
10 of 30 | Posted by: Tammy Collier - Lafayette, IN
“I always enjoyed working with Joe, we have lost a great union brother.
My deepest sympathy!
11 of 30 | Posted by: David Hale - kokomo, IN - friend
“forever loved and never forgotton cousin!
12 of 30 | Posted by: melissa farrell - terre haute, IN
“My sincere sympathies to Lexie, Derek, and Carley. I remember Dan and Tonya from Western and the Russiaville Ball Park. They were such a nice, close...Read More »
13 of 30 | Posted by: Melissa Lechner - IN
“So sorry to Joe's family for their loss. He was very proud of his family, especially his children. I worked in the same dept. as him a few years ago...Read More »
14 of 30 | Posted by: Debbie Eaton - Kokomo, IN
“Joe was a great man and wonderful father. He will forever be missed. It was a joy to make his slide show with Lexie and look back on his amazing life...Read More »
15 of 30 | Posted by: Kasey Burnette - kokomo, IN
“I can remember when Joe was little and he and his brother Dennis used to set in the middle of the kitchen table and eat sliced dill pickles out of...Read More »
16 of 30 | Posted by: Pat Langley - Robinson, IL - Aunt
“I have lots of memories of Joe being at Grandma and Grandpa Lawhead's house. And I remember Joe and his family sitting in the balcony at church. Joe...Read More »
17 of 30 | Posted by: Lee Lawhead - Robinson, IL
“I always enjoyed working with Joe on Veteran Projects! Joe wanted to do what he could to help the Local Vets with Great Unselfishness on his part. So...Read More »
18 of 30 | Posted by: keith kirtley - SHARPSVILLE, IN
“My heart goes out to the entire family. I always enjoyed seeing Joe and Brooke, He always treated me like I was still family,I will Him stopping by...Read More »
19 of 30 | Posted by: Cindy Campbell - Kokomo, IN
“I had a lot of great memories with the Lawhead family
They were considered my second family, all my thoughts
& prayers go to you! Joe you was a...Read More »
20 of 30 | Posted by: Brookelyn Mullinac - Kokomo, IN
“I miss you so much daddy. I try to find peace in knowing you are with mommy again and I now have two of the most amazing guardian Angels in the world...Read More »
21 of 30 | Posted by: Lexie Lawhead - Daughter
“Remember playing baseball with you and Dennis. Gods speed my friend
22 of 30 | Posted by: Don Earlywine - Forney, TX
“I have so many fond memories of Joe. We had alot of good times on 580 w. growing up. He will be missed so much. Say hello to Rob in heaven Joe .
23 of 30 | Posted by: Tina Ellis (Prince) - kokomo, IN
“RIP Joe. My thoughts and prayers are with your family and friends.
24 of 30 | Posted by: Bill Miller - Lapel, IN
“I remember Joe well from High School and I send my prayers to the family, as you go thru this dark trial. God is there ready to give you what you...Read More »
25 of 30 | Posted by: Kelly Collins Miller - kokomo, IN
“My deepest sympathy goes out to the family. May God be with you all through this very difficult time.
I have some very fond memories of Joe from...Read More »
26 of 30 | Posted by: Becky Lahee Carrico - Lafayette, IN
“Joe--Although I knew you in HS, I really got to know you better as I coached your boy Derek in little league. You were always a very supported parent...Read More »
27 of 30 | Posted by: Brian Marley - russiaville, IN
“Joe has been a very good friend since high school. I great memory of Joe was when it was lunch time in high school and many of us would sit at the...Read More »
28 of 30 | Posted by: Kathy Steur - IN
“Every memory that I've ever had of Danny Joe have been happy memories. I recall him playing with his brother and my sisterKim who is the same age at...Read More »
29 of 30 | Posted by: Deborah Lawhead Kallok - CA
“Brooke and Deanna, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
30 of 30 | Posted by: Mary Sarra - Kokomo, IN - Friend
Danny "Joe" Lawhead, 46, Kokomo, passed away at 9:12AM February 19, 2012, at Howard Regional Hospital. He was born on October 10, 1965 to the late David, and surviving Linda (Nebergall) Lawhead in Robinson, IL. On September 23, 2011, Joe married Brooke (Hammer) Lawhead, in Kokomo. Brooke survives.
Joe graduated from Western High School in 1984. He also served in the United States Air Force, as a security specialist. He then worked for Chrysler for over nineteen years. Joe served as the trustee at the local #685 United Auto Workers for six years, as well as the Vice President of the local #685 Veterans Committee. He was also a member of Westside Baptist Church, and Indian Heights Baptist Church, and the United Way.
Joe really enjoyed his family and friends, and spending time in the Russiaville little league with his children. He also enjoyed fishing, hunting with his brother and late father, collecting antiques, and going to garage sales.
Surviving is his; spouse; Brooke Lawhead; mother; Linda Lawhead, three children; Derek Lawhead, and close friend, Jenna, Kokomo, Alexis Lawhead, and Fiancé; David Phillips; Kokomo, Carley Lawhead, Kokomo, one step son; Zaiden Harris, one brother; Dennis Lawhead, Robinson, IL, two sisters; Dianna (Brian) Nation, Kokomo, Deanna Lawhead, Kokomo, several nieces, and nephews.
Preceded in death; is his father; David Lawhead, and mother of the children; Tonya Lawhead.
Funeral services will be held at 12:00PM, Saturday, February 25, 2012 at Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel, 3400 South Webster Street, with Minister Steve Cole officiating. Entombment with Military Rites by the United States Air Force, and the Kokomo Military Rites team will follow at Sunset Memory Gardens. Friends may visit with the family Friday, February 24, 2012, from 4:00PM-8:00PM at the mortuary. In lieu of flowers Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.