Joe TIGERTOctober 9th, 2019 | Paid Obituary
Mr. Joe Travis Tigert, age 78, resident of De Queen, passed from this life on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at his home. He was one of four children born to Virgil Vernon and Ethel Inez Ward Tigert on May 29, 1941 in Fort Worth, Texas. He married the love of his life, Joyce Cranford, on March 2, 1962 in Dallas, Texas. Joe proudly served with the Unites States Army during the Cuban Crisis, worked as a Pipefitter and Boiler Maker, and was a 32nd Degree Mason. He was a member of Friendship Baptist Church and Lone Star Street Rod Association, and enjoyed restoring old cars, attending car shows and spending time with his family. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Tommy F. Tigert and Jerry B. Tigert; and one sister, Doris Kessler. Joe leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife of over 57 years, Joyce Cranford Tigert of De Queen; one son, Franklin "Scott" Tigert and his wife Stefanie of Red Oak, Texas; one daughter, Traci LeAnn Logan and her husband Ed of Vansant, Virginia; six grandchildren, Jamie, Joe, Clint, Corey, Nicholas and Megan; eight great-grandchildren; one brother-in-law, L.D. Kessler of Sulphur, Oklahoma; nieces and nephews, Ronnie Kessler and wife Cindy, Rickey Kessler and wife Cindy, Becky Doty and Lisa McDonald and husband Bryan, all of Sulphur, Oklahoma; as well as, other relatives and a host of friends. Funeral Services for Mr. Joe Tigert will be held at 10:00 A.M., Thursday, October 10, 2019 in the Chandler Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Jim Rowlett, LSSR Chaplain, officiating. Burial will follow at the Redmen Cemetery, under the direction of Chandler Funeral Home, De Queen. The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M., Wednesday, October 9th, at the funeral home. You may send an online sympathy message at www.chandlerfuneral.com.