Joel Huskey


May 19, 2019 - 5:21 PM

Former Iolan Joel Christian Huskey, 45, Houston, Texas, passed away Monday, May 6, 2019, after a long battle with an illness.

He was born to Harold and Janet (Davidson) Huskey on Oct. 11, 1973, in Jacksonville, Fla. 

He loved his family and had a special affection for his dog, Smokey. He loved fishing and camping with his family, NASCAR and his Houston Astros.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Janet, and Tonya Shibest, mother of two of his children.

He is survived by wife Jaime Huskey, sons Michael Brooks and Christian Huskey, daughter Ashley Huskey and grandsons Ayden and Nikola, father Harold Huskey, sister Kim Murrow of Iola; stepbrothers Russell (Tammy) Warren and Randy Warren, many uncles, aunts, cousins, nephews and nieces and Dad Roger Whorton and stepmom, Teresa Whorton.

A private family gathering to celebrate Joel’s life was held in Houston. His ashes will be interred near his mother in the Yates Center Cemetery at a future date.

The family wishes to thank Houston Hospice for the kindness and comfort they gave to Joel.

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