Kent "Coach" Joseph

July 18, 1936 ~ June 16, 2022 (age 85)


Kent Joseph, 85 years old, died peacefully at his home on June 16, 2022. He had just been to his barber for a haircut as Kent was known for his perfect flat top.

Kent was born in Cape Girardeau, MO and was raised in Carbondale, IL. He graduated from Southern Illinois University. Kent and Sharon were married in 1958 and moved to Scottsdale, AZ with Jane and John in 1966.

Preceded in death by his parents, R.C. and Hazel Joseph along with his brother, Bill Joseph. Kent and Sharon had 2 children, Jane Joseph and John Joseph along with a daughter-in-law Paula, and two grandsons, Tommy and Michael. Kent was blessed with 2 great grand-children, Gavin Joseph and Jackson Kent Joseph.

Kent was an avid golfer and won numerous golf tournaments over the years. He coached varsity golf for 25 years at M.V. H.S. where he taught Drivers Ed. Kent and his loving wife Sharon spent summers in Hawaii, where Kent was always on the golf course.

The family will be having a private service at Paradise Memorial Gardens. Donations in Kent’s memory can be made to the American Heart Association or American Cancer Society.


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