Josef Thomas Applegate
Josef Thomas Applegate
  • March 25, 1975 - March 28, 2015
  • Tollesboro, Kentucky

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Josef Thomas (Jody) Applegate, 40 of Tollesboro, departed this life on Saturday March 28, 2015 at Meadowview Regional Medical Center. Born Tuesday, March 25, 1975 to Wendell Thomas and Maye Ishmael Applegate. He was a graduate of Tollesboro High Shool Class of 1993, a welder and lifetime farmer. Jody as he was affectionately known by loved ones and friends never met a stranger. He will always be remembered by his smile, quick wit, kindness and his love of life and his desire to have fun.
Mr. Applegate was preceded in death by his father Wendell Thomas Applegate, Paternal Grandparents George and Elsie Applegate of Tollesboro and Maternal Grandparents Pat and Lorene Ishmael of Fleming County. He is survived by his mother Maye Applegate; brothers Jonathan Applegate and Wendell Ray (Lana) Applegate of Tollesboro; sister Rena Kaye (Matthew) Bickley of Maysville ; special niece Tori Applegate, several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews and many dear friends all who will mourn his passing and miss his humerous texts.
Funeral Services for Mr. Applegate will be Friday, April 3, 2015, 11AM at Barbour and Son Funeral Home with Bro. Silas Ripato officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Tabor Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, April 2, 2015, 5-8PM at the funeral home.