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Joseph Louis Pampuro

Memphis, TN.

Joseph "Joe" Louis Pampuro, 83 years old, passed away July 27, 2017 with his family by his side. Joe was born in Memphis TN to Oreste and Rena Pampuro. He attended Nicholas Blackwell (Bartlett) High School and he served in the Army-Air Force stationed in Sasebo, Japan. He worked at Coca-Cola Bottling Company for over 35 years. Joe also worked as a "spotter" during the 60's & 70's at Liberty Bowl Stadium and Vaught-Hemingway Stadium - calling out the numbers of those who made the plays for the announcer during the football games.

Joe was preceded in death by his parents, his loving wife of 56 years, Geneva Wright Pampuro and their sweet daughter, Sherry Jo Pampuro Neve.

Joe was known as a loving, devoted, and loyal man who always put his family first. His friends were life-long and the stories of his unselfish nature were plenty.

Those left to cherish his memory are his son, Perry Pampuro (Lea Ann); daughter, Terry Pampuro Kelley (Kevin) of Germantown, TN; his daughter, Gigi Pampuro Barnett (Phillip) of Nesbit, MS and son-in-law, Tim Neve of Dothan, AL. His grandchildren, Collin and Ryan Kelley; Michael (Desirea) and Kelsey Barnett; Timothy (Samantha) and Andrew Neve; Ginny Pampuro Acosta (Corey) and John Perry Pampuro II.

Visitation will be at Memphis Funeral Home, 5599 Poplar Avenue, Sunday. July 30 from 2 p.m. 5 p.m. Celebration of Joe's life will be at Memphis Funeral Home, Monday, July 31 at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.

Joe's family would like to thank the staff at The Gardens of Germantown Memory Care for the wonderful care he received.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to donor's . Online condolences may be made by visiting www.memphisfuneralhome.net
Published in The Commercial Appeal on July 30, 2017
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