Joseph W. Rich, 66, of Frankfort passed away August 12, 2013 at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. He was born May 28, 1947 in Clinton County to Paul L. and Ruth I. (Judd) Rich. He married Jacqualine (Behan) McKibben on April 6, 1984 and she survives. Joe served in the United States Army from 1970 to 1971. He drove a cab for Gem City Cab, drove a truck for the Clinton County Highway Department and also drove a truck for Farm Bureau Co-op. He was a member of the VFW, American Legion in Tipton and a Men’s Auxiliary in Frankfort. Surviving along with his wife, Jackie are daughters: Lynn Shell of Pell City, AL, Sherry Higgins of White House, TN, Tammy Shrum of Ashland City, TN, Tammie McKinney, and Lisa (Daniel) Caldwell both of Frankfort; son: Robert (Kelly) McKibben of Lebanon; 5 other step-children; brothers: Bud Rich of FL and Danny Rich of Kokomo; sisters: Rebecca Surber of VA, Lucy Burrer and Debbie Rich both of Elwood; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, 1 Son: Davey Rich, sister: Polly, and 3 brothers: Jim, Jerry, and Don. Services will be held Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Archer-Weston Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. Jim Lybrook will officiate. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses with envelopes available at the funeral home.
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