February 4, 2013
Joseph Drew Book, 59
Joseph Drew Book, 59, of Birmingham, Ala., formerly of Stout, Ohio, passed unexpectedly at his residence. He was preceded in death by his father, Andrew J. Book; and two brothers, John Andrew Book and James E. Book. Surviving are his mother, Lillian T. Book of Stout, Ohio; one sister, Virginia L. Ware (Udale) of Dinuba, Calif.; four brothers, Harrison P. book of Edgewater, Fla., David E. Book of Moberly, Mo., Floyd F. Book (Debbie) of Stout, Ohio, and Michael Book (Debbie) of Stout, Ohio; and many nephews and nieces.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at F. C. Daehler Mortuary Company in Portsmouth with Brother Johnny Beekman officiating. Interment will be in Worley’s Run Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at Daehlers.