Joe W. Scutchfield, age 71, of Claypool, passed away Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 3:30 a.m. in his residence.
Scutchfield was born August 13, 1948 in Prestonsburg, Kentucky to Ed and Martha (Marsillet) Scutchfield. He was united in marriage to Vicky Whitaker on October 1, 1969 in Warsaw.
He was a Sergeant in the United States Army proudly serving his country during the Vietnam War from 1968- 1970. He spent most of his life as a resident in Kosciusko County. He worked as a machinist for Zimmer Biomet, Inc for 42 years retiring in 2014. He was a member of Living Hope Ministries.
Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Vicky Scutchfield of Claypool, IN; children, Jeremy (Brittany) Scutchfield, and Shane Scutchfield both of Silver Lake, IN; grandchildren, Alexis Elliott and Maya Scutchfield both of Silver Lake. He was preceded in death by both parents, and brother Randy Miller of Claypool.
A Private Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, April 9, 2020 at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw with Pastor Hedgel Perry officiating. A Public Graveside service will be held on Thursday, April 9, 2020 at 12:30 PM in Graceland Cemetery, Claypool, Indiana.