Joseph Bryan Washburn

October 4, 1962 ~ January 3, 2021 (age 58)


Joseph Bryan Washburn, 58, of Newton, IL passed away at 8:46 AM, Sunday, January 3, 2021 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL. Joe was born October 4, 1962, son of William and Arlene (Adamson) Washburn.

Preceding Joe in death ware his parents and brother-in-law, Charles McKemie.

Joe leaves behind a daughter, Lilly, and six siblings- two sisters and four brothers. Siblings include Glenda Martin (Fred) of Charleston, IL, William (Washburn (Jane) of Flint, TX, Jewell McKemie of Indianapolis, IN, Charles Washburn (Sandy) of Casey, IL, Ed Washburn of San Tan Valley, AZ, and Michael Washburn (Gay) of Medicine Lodge, KS. Nieces, Nephews, cousins, and friends will miss joe.

Joe proudly served in the United States Army. He reenlisted two times. Joe had a kind heart and loved deeply.

Private family services will be held. Burial will be in the Auburn Cemetery in Marshall, IL with military rites. The Barkley Funeral Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.  

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