Bobby Ray Joslin

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OKEECHOBEE - Bobby Ray Joslin, born May 9, 1938, entered peacefully into rest on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018 surrounded by his beloved wife and family.
Bobby grew up in Lexington, Ky. where he worked in the heating and air conditioning trade for more than 50 years. He was an accomplished musician, able to play several instruments, especially the fiddle.
Bob, along with his brother, Charlie, J.D. Crow, and Ed Stacy founded the Bluegrass band, The Kentucky Mountain Boys. He cut several albums with bands like The Bluegrass Drifters and The Tinhorn Express.
Bobby was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Franklin and Margie Mae Demaree Joslin; brother, Charles Lee Joslin; and his only son, Bobby Wayne Joslin.
He leaves behind his devoted wife of 55 years, Jane Joslin; daughters, Tammy Henry, of Somerset, Ky., Sherri Richardson (Cecil), of Lexington, Ky., Ramona Ortega (Joe), of Okeechobee, and Tina Jensen (Scott), of Palm City; nine grandchildren, Christopher, Tabatha, Jose, Aleisha, Wesley, Jeremiah, Autum, Joshua, and Isa; six great grandchildren; and his fur baby, Lilo.
Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 at Evergreen Cemetery.
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All arrangements are entrusted to the direction and care of the Buxton & Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home, 400 North Parrott Avenue, Okeechobee, Florida 34972.

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Published in NewsZapFL on Feb. 21, 2018