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Joseph Lee Mantle

January 26, 1951 ~ July 17, 2020 (age 69)

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Joseph Lee Mantle, 69, of Russell, KY passed away Friday evening July 17, 2020 at the Community Hospice Care Center.

Joseph was born January 26, 1951, in Ashland, Kentucky to the late Thomas and Colleen Boyd Mantle.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.

He was a 1967 High School Football State Champion with the Ashland Tomcats Football Team. Joseph was of the Christian Faith and retired at CSX Railroad as a Conductor. He enjoyed Kentucky Basketball and loved going to the SEC Tournament every year with his Friends and Brother in Laws. He loved to travel, collect antiques, and going to Flea Markets. Joseph was a Proud Veteran of the United States Army.

Surviving is his lovely wife of 48 years Belinda Muncy Mantle; Daughter, Ashley Dawn Mantle (John) Myers; six Grand Dogs; sisters, Pat (Chuck) Darby, Connie (Glenn) Fultz and Linda Johnson; Special Brother and Sister in laws.

A celebration of life will be Tuesday, July 21, 2020 from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. at Carman Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers donations are suggested American Lung association or American Cancer Society.

During this time we request that everyone please maintain social distancing, wear a mask and follow the state mandated regulations.

The Family would like to add a special Thanks to the Bellefonte Cancer Center, Dr. Konala and Dr. Charles Rhodes. 

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