Original Obituary Posting from the Karnes and Son Funeral Home, Rutherford TN
Mr. Joseph N. Bone was born May 15, 1933 in Rutherford, Tennessee; to the late Terrence and Mallidine Halliburton Bone. Mr. Bone was a retired Plant Engineer of Rutherford Garment Company/Kellwood Company. Mr. Bone was an “enjoyer” of Old Time String Music and Rutherford Historian, along with being the Curator of the David Crockett Cabin and Museum. He was a member of the Rutherford Cumberland Presbyterian Church and Deacon; Mason in the Bone Masonic Lodge in Rutherford; former member of the Rutherford Lions Club, the American Legion, and the Jackson Electrical Society. Mr. Bone was in the United States Army.
Mr. Bone is survived by his wife Sue Eakes Bone; three sons, Robert E. Bone, Andy Bone (Katrina), and Gerald Bone (Chris). Mr. Bone was preceded in death by his first wife, Ruby Mallard Bone; and his parents, Terrence and Mallidine Bone. He was an active member of the Direct Descendants & Kin of David Crockett. The Descendants enjoyed visiting the Cabin at our many Reunions. He will be missed by the Direct Descendants & Kin of David Crockett and the Rutherford Community..