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Joseph Aaron Vest

February 28, 1930 ~ May 16, 2019 (age 89)

Joseph A. Vest, 89 of Jeffersonville, IN passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at his home.

Joseph was born on February 28, 1930 in Casey County, Kentucky the son of Lewrie and Lula Meadows Vest. Mr. Vest retired after several years from General Electric in Louisville, Ky and after retirement he and his wife worked at the former Anderson Cleaners in Jeffersonville, IN. He was a  United Air Force Veteran of the Korean War a member of the Church of the Nazarene in Clarksville, IN and his favorite past time was to walk at least 3 miles a day at Perrin Family Park in Jeffersonville.

Survivors include his daughters, Julie Barrios(Enrique) of New Albany, IN and Lena Booth(Michael) of Austin, IN; sisters, Virginia Graebe of Charlestown, IN, Violet Jones of Charlestown, IN and Mattie Shields of Jeffersonville, IN; grandchildren, Michael Vest, Tarah Ramirez, Christopher McDaniel, Joseph Minton and Stephen Minton; great-grandchildren, Joshua, Kali, Kyra, Lilyann, Natalie, Emily, Stormy, Joe, Cathleen, Payton, Dakota, Kayla and Riley; several nieces and nephews. Joseph was preceded by his parents, wife, Lillie Mae Vest; sisters, Mary, Martha, Ethel, Erby, Thelma and Rose Marie; brothers, Robert, Harold and Leonard.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, May 26, 2019 at 4:00 PM at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial at New Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Sunday starting at 12 Noon until 4:00 PM at the Funeral Home. Expressions of Sympathy in memory of Joseph may take the form of donations to New Chapel Cemetery Association.

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