In memory of

Joe W. Claunts

Oct 29, 2020


Passed away October 29th 2020 preceded by mother Barbara L. Jackson, father & brother James B. Claunts.

His hobbies include golfing, fishing, camping, watching football & telling lame jokes. He was everybody's friend, Joe could make you smile even on your worst day & has influenced so many lives.

He is survived by his sisters Rhonda Long, Lisa Lopez & Lori Klassen. Daughter Tasha Pitts & Jackie Raymond. Grandchildren Corey, Jordan & Brayden. Cousin Destiny Anderson. Foster sister Sandy Marie Rose. Nephew's Mark Klassen Jr., Jon Klassen, Jessica Lopez, Ben Woods & Daniel Woods. Foster parents Claude & Gloria Carpenter.

We want to thank Tracy Belle, Terry Daugherty, Heather Daughtery, Christy Shones, SierraLynn Smith, Kimberlee Jones Morrison, Amy Omdahl & so many others for your love & support.

He will be missed but NEVER forgotten. In lieu of flowers please donate to Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation.

Messages of Sympathy

  1. Stacey Boynton says:

    I still can’t believe it. I looked forward to your daily selfie and a funny comment you were a hoot, a great man who loved his people, and you loved recovery. Your greatly missed buddy, watch over us❤️RIP

  2. Monique says:

    Joe You were such a amazing guy! You always made me laugh when I was down and you had great positive energy. Even when you were having hard times. I will miss you deeply friend. May you' Rest in Peace laughing with the Angel's above. For family and close friends my Condolence and Prayers goes out to you.

  3. Cornbread says:

    I love you and miss you so much my friend. Words can’t describe the energy you brought to my life.
    Love forever, your cornbread.

  4. denes Josvay says:

    Joe adopted my family forty years ago, he was friends with all my kids. We all appreciated his sense of humor and his positive attitude. As he made his way through life he never failed to check in and see how we were doing. We shared life's up's and and down's over the years
    I was fortunate to visit with Joe for a couple of weeks at the beginning of the pandemic. we had a good time reminiscing .
    Joe ! you will be remembered!
    Happy Trails My Friend

  5. Jacob M. says:

    My thoughts and prayers to you all. Joe was good man, good for a laugh, good for support, and always a bright loud presence where ever he was, you knew it. Gonna miss ya bud. Rest in peace.

  6. Anonymous says:

    Awww Joe, you are so loved! I never told you but you were my secret crush. I am sure I am not alone in that. You always had a way of making us smile. Fly high and be free now. You will always be missed

  7. HD says:

    I miss your lame jokes and your laugh when you’d call Terry and I would answer instead. I’m grateful for the time we got to know you on this earth and all the love and support you showed me through so many things, even when you had your own struggles going on. Thank you for allowing me to be apart of your inner circle. I’m gonna miss finding avacados on my front porch ❤️

  8. Ryan, Lisa & Jacob says:

    Miss all of his lame jokes and quick laugh. Touched so many lives with his friendliness and acceptance. Good guy lost way too soon. Love & Miss you, Joe.

  9. Meagan Healy says:

    You will never be forgotten Joe! Thank you for being such a good friend to me in times when I needed a friend the most. I will never forget you or all the laughter we shared. Until next time, fly high my friend. I fuckin love you! ❤️

  10. Sue Hulse says:

    You opened your heart to help my son and I appreciate that and I know that you were going through a tough time but you got out of yourself and gave to someone else in need you had such a big heart I'll miss you so much and I miss that ssmile

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