Joe Grant Ham, 86, of Russellville

Joe Grant Ham, 86, of Russellville, died Saturday, Oct. 17 (2020). Graveside service will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 21, at Deer Cemetery by Humphrey Funeral Service.

Joe Grant Ham, 86, of Russellville, died at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville, Saturday, Oct. 17 (2020). Graveside service will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 21, at Deer Cemetery by Humphrey Funeral Service.  Rev Robert Heflin will officiate.  

The son of the late Ulysses Grant and Pearl Mae (Breedlove) Ham, was born in Deer, Jan. 29, 1934.  He married Mary Jo Adams, on Aug.7, 1955, at Lurton. He worked for the United States Forest Service for 35 years as a forestry officer, wildfire crew boss and fire fighter.

Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Mary Jo Ham, of Russellville; two sons, Ricky Joe Ham, of Greenbrier and Michael Lee Ham, of Russellville; a daughter, Tammy Ham Reddell, of Van Buren; a brother, Vernon Stacey, of Harrison; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.