Joseph Meek “Joe” Penland, of Madisonville, passed away on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He was the beloved husband of Barbara for 43 years; loved father of John Meek Penland and wife, Saskia, and Angelyn Dixon Penland and husband, Chris Smith; loved stepfather of Linda White Giles, David Raymond White, Stephen Roger White and wife, Susan, and Lawrence Michael White; cherished grandfather of Savannah Jasmine Penland and Eric Stephen White.
He was 84 years old.
Preceded in death by: his parents, John and Ruth Penland; sister, Alice Penland.
The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, at the First United Methodist Church of Madisonville. A memorial service will follow at 3 p.m. at the church, where Joseph was a member. The Rev. Keith Knight will officiate. Inurnment will follow in the church columbarium, with military honors provided by V.F.W. Post 5156, D.A.V. Chapter 93 and American Legion Post 106.
If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the music department at First United Methodist Church of Madisonville, or the building fund.
Arrangements by Biereley-Hale Funeral Home in Madisonville.