Joseph Paul Saferight

Born on May 7, 1944

Departed on August 29, 2011 and resided in Cross Plains, TN

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SAFERIGHT, Joseph Paul Age 67 of Springfield, TN, a sudden passing of a loving, kind hearted man, who left this world too soon. He loved and was loved by his family and friends. He was an avid cyclist that lived life to the fullest. Words cannot describe how much he will be missed. He is survived by his beloved wife, Dottie; children, Lynn (Joey) Jones, Brian (Suzy) O'Guin, Melissa (Jimmy) Waggoner; grandchildren, Cory (Lynne) Jones, Ashley Jones, Michael O'Guin, Ted McMurtry, Courtney and Cody Waggoner. Visitation will be Wednesday, August 31, 2011 from 5-8 p.m., at the Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, Goodlettsville. Funeral Service will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, September 1, 2011 with visitation from 11 a.m. until service time. Bro. Joey Jones and Bro. Charles Baugh officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Joe's name to St. Jude or The Church of Christ Disaster Relief Fund.

4 Comments to Joseph Paul Saferight

  1. Dennis Greeno
    November 30, -0001 12:00 am

    My first encounter with Joe was on a hot summer afternoon at Moss Wright Park in Goodlettsville back in the late 1980s?

    I was fairly new to running and was amazed at how Joe could talk to me while running a rapid pace on the trails.

    Later I became a regular at the Fitness Center gym where I saw Joe regularly working out with weights and maintaining a physique of a man 20 years his junior.

    Joe was a humble, positive man who not only made you feel positive with toned-down “attaboy” compliments, but a faithful servant of God who surely “fought a good fight, finished the course, kept the faith”

    Joe – I can only imagine how many lives you touched with your kindness…

  2. John Worrell
    November 30, -0001 12:00 am

    Dotty and family I am so sorry for your loss.
    You were such a special Uncle, more like a brother. The fun times we had (when you pushed me in the creek and shot me with a BB gun). I will miss you very much. I know that Mom, Dad, Maude, Golden, and Travis have already received you in their open arms. Rest in Peace my Brother.

    Love always,
    Johnny

  3. Robert Worrell
    November 30, -0001 12:00 am

    Joe was not only a great uncle but also a fabulous brother. My mother thought he could walk on water. His calm and peace loving personality was one we would all do well to emulate. We always loved him, and we will always miss him.
    Bobby

  4. Mary Ila Dalton
    November 30, -0001 12:00 am

    Joe was the Best Uncle that anyone could have. You were my idol when we were growing up together and also my partner in crime. I have loved you my whole life but I know I will see you again one day in a better place, so hold a spot for me. Love, Mary Ila

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