David R. Joseph


(Oct. 30, 2003)

Graveside funeral services are scheduled Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 11:30 a.m. at Riverside Cemetery in Cody for David R. Joseph, 51, who died Thursday, Oct. 30 at his Cody home after a long battle with cancer.

Ballard Funeral Home, Cody, is in charge of arrangements. Services are outdoors, and people are urged to dress for the weather.

He was born in Loyalton, Calif., June 25, 1952, together with his twin brother, Dennis, sons of Homer and Irene Joseph. He and his family came to Cody in 1994, attracted by a love of the outdoors, hunting and fishing.

Joseph worked for Park County, operating equipment at the landfill, until this year when he was forced to take a medical retirement due to his illness.

Survivors include his wife of 17 years, Janet (Jan) Joseph of Cody; his sons, Ryan Joseph of Cody and Tony Bames of Laramie; his mother, Irene Joseph of Susanville, Calif., his grandmother, Agnes, of San Filepe, Baja, Mexico; four brothers, 11 nieces and nephews, five aunts and two uncles. His father preceded him in death in 1999.