Joe Donald


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Joe Donald Loftice

Oct 08 1935 - May 26 2005

Mr. Joe Donald Loftice, age 69 of Melissa, Texas passed away on May 26, 2005 in McKinney, Texas. He was born on October 8, 1935 in Melissa to Nat and Della (Karnaghan) Loftice. He married Mary Ann Strickland. He was a welder for Luminators and was a member of the Christian Church in Melissa. Mr. Loftice was a past Master of Mason in the Melissa Lodge and past president of the Melissa Cemetery Association. Although he will be sorely missed by all, he will never be forgotten. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Mary Ann Loftice; daughters, Denise Loftice of Austin, Texas and Kelly Ross and husband, John of Anna, Texas; son, Nathan Joe Loftice and wife, Melissa of Grapevine, Texas; brother, B.R. Loftice and wife, Sue of McKinney, Texas; sister, Ruby Metcalf of McKinney, Texas; aunt, Blanche Karnaghan; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his brothers, R.W. (Buck) Loftice and J.W. Loftice; and parents. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, May 28, 2005 in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel. Interment will follow at Melissa Cemetery. Visitation will be from 7:00 to 9:00 PM Friday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.
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