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JOSEPH EDWARD WARREN JR.

JOSEPH "JOEY" E. WARREN JR., 69, OF KEY WEST PASSED AWAY PEACEFULLY WITH HIS SON BY HIS SIDE ON SATURDAY, MAY 4, 2013.

JOEY WAS BORN ON OCT. 11, 1944, IN KEY WEST TO JOSEPH AND YVONNE WARREN. A 1962 GRADUATE OF KEY WEST HIGH, JOEY WAS A MEMBER OF THE KEY WEST HIGH SCHOOL FIGHTING CONCHS FOOTBALL TEAM. AFTER GRADUATION, JOEY ATTENDED SCHOOLS IN JACKSONVILLE AND MIAMI, WHERE HE MET HIS WIFE, BEVERLY ROGALSKI. TOGETHER THEY HAD ONE SON, JOSEPH DANIEL WARREN.

IN HIS YEARS IN SOUTH FLORIDA, JOE MANAGED RICHARD'S DEPARTMENT STORE AND TOLCO HOME IMPROVEMENT. LATER, HE WAS SELF-EMPLOYED AS A FLOORING CONTRACTOR. HE RETURNED TO KEY WEST IN THE 1990S TO BE CLOSER TO HIS MOTHER, YVONNE.

JOEY WAS AN ACTIVE MEMBER OF THE LOYAL ORDER OF THE MOOSE 1760, WHERE HE SERVED AS GOVERNOR FOR FIVE YEARS. HE WAS ALSO VERY ACTIVE WITH HIS PLACE MINISTRIES IN FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA.

JOEY WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS PARENTS, JOSEPH AND YVONNE WARREN; SISTER SANDRA HARDEN; AND BROTHER, RANDALL WARREN.

HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS SON, JOSEPH DANIEL WARREN; GRANDCHILDREN, JOSEPH THOMAS AND LOGAN TIMOTHY WARREN OF ROCKPORT, TEXAS; HIS SISTER WANDA (BILL) GARRISON OF LEXINGTON, KY.; BROTHER IN-LAW, HUNTER (SONNY) HARDEN; NEPHEWS, SCOTT, MARC (SHERI) AND MICHAEL HARDEN AND RANDY (KATHY) WARREN OF WEST PALM, FLA.; GREAT-NIECES AND -NEPHEWS, BRITTANI, KENDAL, ZACHARY AND SHELBY HARDEN AND TAYLOR AND RACHEL WARREN.

JOEY ALSO LEAVES BEHIND CLOSE FRIENDS PATSY WEECH AND JINX, ALONG WITH HIS PARROT, SWEETHEART, AND NUMEROUS FRIENDS AND MOOSE LODGE MEMBERS.

JOEY WAS A KIND MAN WITH A HEART OF GOLD WHO CARED DEEPLY FOR HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS. HE WILL BE GREATLY MISSED.

A CELEBRATION OF HIS LIFE WILL BE HELD AT 1 P.M. SATURDAY, JUNE 1, 2013, AT THE MOOSE LODGE, 700 EISENHOWER DRIVE, KEY WEST.

IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, THE FAMILY HAS REQUESTED THAT DONATIONS BE MADE IN HIS HONOR TO THE LOYAL ORDER OF THE MOOSE 1760. PLEASE CALL THE LOYAL ORDER OF THE MOOSE 1760 AT 305-294-3144 FOR DETAILS.