Joe Bristol departed from this life, April 5, 2013 at Avalon Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center. Mr. Bristol, 93, was born August 2, 1919 in Jasper, Florida to Jack and Essie Bristol. Both preceded him in death. He was married at an early age to Cathelene Mosley, to this union eight children were born. He utilized his farming skills to care for his family. Early in life he was a member of West Lake Baptist Church, Jasper, Florida. After having lived in Sarasota, Florida with his daughter, they relocated to Lake City in 2007. Sons, Charles and Eddie Bristol also precede him in death.
Cherishing memories: daughters, JoAnn Roberson (Sam), Georgia Mae May (Bishop Egbert), Rebecca Ann Bristol; sons, Albert Bristol (Denise), Frank Bristol (Angela), Issac Bristol (Rose); sisters, Pearlie Mae Bristol, Joe-Ree Stevenson; 40 grandchildren; 46 great grandchildren; 14 great-great grandchildren; hosts of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services for Mr. Joe Bristol will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 13, 2013 at Compassion Love Center. 349 N. Marion Ave. Lake City, FL., Charles Martin, Pastor.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Friday, April 12, 2013 at the funeral home.
Arrangements entrusted to COMBS FUNERAL HOME. 292 NE Washington Street. Lake City, FL. (386) 752-4366. Marq Combs-Turner, L.F.D. "The Caring Professionals"