A private service will be held for Mr. Joseph Roy Hembree on Saturday, January 4, 2020, at Progress Cemetery in McLain.

Mr. Hembree was preceded in death by his father, Dan G. Hembree; mother, Mary Elizabeth Hembree; sister, Rose Mary Hembree Lawson.

He is survived by his wife, Choi Hembree of McLain; children, Katie Moore of Neely, Kristi Hopkins of Long Beach; grandchildren, Andrew Carpenter II of Long Beach, Peytyn Johnson of Long Beach; siblings, Bobby Hembree of McLain, Regina Breland of McLain, Ken Hembree of Pascagoula, Andy Hembree of McLain, Amanda Hernandez of McLain; mother, Annette Hembree.

Mr. Hembree was a member of Arlington Baptist Church. He was a truck driver for most of his life, known as "The Rambler".

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