Joe Paul Deere

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It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Joe Paul Deere, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and retired Air Force veteran. He touched the lives of many with his kindness, dedication, and unwavering love. As we hold onto the memories we shared, we honor his legacy of love, sacrifice, and service.

Joe Paul Deere was born in Poteau, Oklahoma to Barbara and James Deere. He grew up in Summerfield, Oklahoma, alongside his brother, Mike Deere. Together, they shared a childhood filled with love, adventures, and cherished memories surrounded by a loving family. His parents provided him with a nurturing upbringing, instilling in him the values that guided his life.

Joe's life exemplified honor and bravery through his service in the United States Air Force. For over two decades, he fearlessly defended our country's values and freedoms, earning the respect and admiration of his comrades and superiors.

As a devoted husband of 38 years, Joe's love for his wife, Cindy Deere, was immeasurable. Their bond was the foundation of their family, and his love for her was a shining example of devotion and partnership.

Joe was a beloved father who treasured his role. He poured his heart and soul into raising his children, Kacie and Marcie. He was their guiding light, offering unwavering support, wisdom, and unconditional love. His presence brought joy, comfort, and a sense of security to his family.

Joe's grandchildren knew him as Papa Joe or “Joe Joe”. They held a special place in his heart. He delighted in their laughter and innocent spirits, cherishing every moment spent with them. He created cherished memories that will be forever treasured by his family.

Joe was preceded in death by his parents, Barbara and James Deere, grandparents Paul and Haskell Deere and grandmother Lurahree Walden. He was grateful for the love and guidance they provided throughout his life, and their memory will forever be cherished.

Joe Deere will be remembered for his infectious smile, his warm heart, and his unwavering love for his family. He possessed an extraordinary ability to bring people together, creating a sense of unity and warmth in any room he entered. His strength and compassion were evident in the way he extended a helping hand and offered kind words to all.

As we mourn the loss of our beloved Joe, we also celebrate the incredible life he lived. May his memory bring comfort and inspiration to all whose lives he touched. Though he may no longer be physically with us, his spirit will forever reside in our hearts.

Joe Deere is survived by his devoted wife of 38 years, Cindy Deere. His daughter, Kacie Fields, husband Dillion Fields and grandchildren Blakely Mae, Odin, and Ava Laree. His daughter Marcie Deere, husband Montana Gray and grandchildren James Jackson, Arietta Kay, Paul Jackson, Addy, and Khalee. His brother, Mike Deere and wife Sherry, and a large circle of family and friends who will deeply miss him.

Pallbearers will be Dillion Fields, Buddy French, Steven Fowler, Brad Huddleston, Brent Jenkins, and Cayman Stewart.

While we grieve his loss, we find solace in the knowledge that he has found eternal peace. We will forever treasure the memories we shared with Joe Deere, and his love will guide us through the difficult days ahead. May his soul rest in everlasting peace.

Funeral Service for Joe Deere, will be at 10:00AM on Tuesday, July 18, 2023 at Southside Baptist in Poteau, Oklahoma with Reverend Jim Reed and Charles Caughern officiating. Burial will follow at Summerfield Cemetery in Summerfield, Oklahoma under the direction of Evans & Miller Funeral Home of Poteau, Oklahoma.

Visitation will be Monday, July 17, 2023 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at the funeral home.

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