Joseph Buckley Whitcomb, Sr., 62, of Fort Myers, Florida, passed away at home on September 20, 2021 after a valiant battle with cancer.
Joseph was born on December 5, 1958 to Wilton and Mary (Buckley) Whitcomb in Scituate, Massachusetts. After graduating from Scituate High School in 1976, he went on to study telecommunications at Sylvania Technical Institute.
After graduation, he worked in the Telecommunications field for over 30 years, kicking off his career with Northern Telecom and later, Shared Technologies as a Level III Telecommunications Technician.
In 1980, he met Judy (Parker) Whitcomb while they attended Plymouth State College. They wed in 1986, and went on to have two children, Joseph Jr. and Kelly.
Joseph was a loving husband, father, brother, and friend, and those who knew him will miss his unique sense of humor.
Joseph is predeceased by his parents, Wilton and Mary. He is survived by his wife, Judy, his brother, Preston, his children Joseph and Kelly, his son-in-law, Nolan, his mother and father-in law, Jack and Helenjean, and many brother and sisters-in law, nieces, nephews and friends.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:30 a.m. on October 16, 2021 at St. John XXIII Catholic Church, 13060 Palomino Lane, Fort Myers, Florida 33912.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, or your local Humane Society in Joe’s name.
Joe totally redid Winnie the Pooh for me. He did a beautiful job.
No pretense just always real. I really appreciated him so much. He is truly missed by me. I thank God for putting him in my life. Gone but not forgotten