Joseph R. Florence

September 22, 1932May 10, 2019

Joseph R. Florence passed away peacefully on May 10, 2019. Born in Kentucky to Wilbur and Mary Florence. He grew up in Ohio and then eventually relocated to Birmingham in 1974. He was an avid sports fan and he loved to play golf. He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years Pat Florence; son, Michael Florence (Lisa) of Colorado; daughters, Melissa Bibb (William), Beth Brasher both reside in Birmingham, nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held Monday May 13, 2019 at Christ The King Lutheran Church in Riverchase. Visitation will begin at 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM service to follow. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Christ The King Lutheran Church.


  • Visitation Monday, May 13, 2019
  • Memorial Service Monday, May 13, 2019


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Lyn Brown

May 12, 2019

Loved the many years we spent as neighbors. My heart goes out to the family during this time of loss. Girls hold your mother close to you.

John Zeiss

May 12, 2019


Todd Sandefur

May 11, 2019

Joe, I was honored to be your friend. I enjoyed having a beer with you and reminiscing about northwest Indiana. You will be missed! You were a good man, good friend! Go Bears! Love, Your Friend, Todd