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Joey Witt

July 23, 1975 — January 18, 2023

Franklin, KY

Mr. Joey Witt, age 47, of Franklin, KY, passed away on Wednesday, January 18th, 2023 at 6:35 PM at the Hospice House of Southern Kentucky in Bowling Green, KY.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, January 21st, 2023 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory.  A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, January 21st, 2023 at 2:00 PM.

Joey was born on July 23rd, 1975 in Franklin, KY to the late Phillip Witt and the late Joanna Long.  He is also preceded in death by his step-father, Charlie Long.

He is survived by 3 children, Christian Witt of Bowling Green, KY, Taylor Witt (Daniel Phelps) of Franklin, KY & Brea Witt of Franklin, KY; brother, Michael Witt of Franklin, KY; sister, Neinda Witt of Franklin, KY; 1 niece, Kayla Adams; 1 nephew, Dylan Adams; 2 great-nieces, Brighten Byrum and Joslyn Byrum; and step-mother, Linda Witt.

Joey was a 1993 graduate of Franklin-Simpson High School in Franklin, KY.  He attended The Church Revived in Franklin, KY.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing, kayaking, go-cart racing, singing karaoke and flying model airplanes.  Joey loved cherry icees and popsicles, watching tv, especially “Everybody Loves Raymond” and taking selfies.  He was extremely competitive and was a “jack of all trades”.  Joey ultimately just loved being with his family.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory, 325 West Cedar Street, Franklin, KY 42134 to help the family with Mr. Witt’s final expenses and to help out his kids.  Envelopes will be provided at the funeral home.

Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory website is www.gilbertfhonline.com. The Facebook page is Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.  The obituary phone line is 270-586-8844.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Joey Witt, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

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Visitation

Saturday, January 21, 2023

9:00am - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory

325 West Cedar Street, Franklin, KY 42134

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, January 21, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

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325 West Cedar Street, Franklin, KY 42134

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