Sunset Funeral Home
1800 St. George Rd., Evansville

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Richard E. Joiner

March 29, 1938 - April 5, 2022


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    Cynthia (Curry) Frojen says

    Thinking of all of you during this sad passage. No doubt he left behind clones of his outstanding character. Bless all of you!

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    Nita says

    Please accept our heartfelt sympathies for your loss…our thoughts are with you during this difficult time. Richard will remain in our hearts forever.

    -The Staff at Richmond Park Apartments

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Richard E. Joiner, 84, went home to be with the Lord on April 5, 2022. He was born on March 29, 1938, to Francis Earl and Jean Morton Joiner in Evansville, Indiana.

Richard was the best man you could ever meet. He graduated from Central High School, class of 1956. He went on to work for Alcoa for 29 years. Richard married the love of his life, Jeane, and was married 63 wonderful years and together they built a beautiful family. He was strong in his Christian faith; he was an active member of Grace Baptist Church. He took great pride in caring for his wife and family, he loved unconditionally. He was kind, generous, and loving. He was always more than willing to lend a helping hand. He had a great sense of humor. Above all, his family was his world.

Richard was preceded in death by his wife Delores Jeane, two sisters Helen Brown and Phyllis Critser, grandson Parker Andrew Hertel and his parents.

Richard was survived by his children, Richard “Rick” (Tonya) Joiner Jr., Randall “Randy” (Laurie) Joiner, and Rene’ Joiner Hertel; his grandchildren, Nathan (Lorah) Joiner, Sara (Beau) Labhart, Jacob Joiner, Amie (David) Etheridge, Abbie Joiner, and Lauren Hertel; 10 great-grandchildren; a sister Mary Simon and many loving nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 10am until the time of service at 12pm on Tuesday, April 12, 2022, at Sunset Funeral Home with Pastor Ray Deeters officiating. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or Grace Baptist Church.