July 8, 1957 ~ October 14, 2020

Born in: Pennsylvania
Resided in: Edmonton, KY

Joseph Allen Waid age 63 of Edmonton passed away peacefully Wednesday, October 14, 2020 with his family by his side.   Joe was born July 8, 1957 in Pennsylvania to the late Neil and Virginia Gariepy Waid.   Joe’s family settled in Kentucky when he was a child. Joe was a lifelong logger and attended the New Beginnings Church of God in Edmonton.   Joe married Rita Gibson Waid  May 6, 1995.

Joe is survived by his wife Rita and eight children.   Stacy (Shaun) Brown of Albany. Roy (Brittani) Waid of Edmonton.   Angela Waid of Albany, James Jacobs of Edmonton, Jessica Jacobs of Edmonton, Thomas (Erica) Waid of Hiseville, Melissa (Jared) Moore of Edmonton and Tabitha Waid of Edmonton.    Three grandchildren whom he helped raise.   Christopher Waid of South Carolina, Travis Waid of Edmonton and Shailen Waid of Hiseville.  Fifteen grandchildren and five great grandchildren.   Two brothers are also surviving.   Daniel (Rita) Waid of Knob Lick and Benjamin (Gail) Waid of Burkesville.   Besides his parents he was preceded in death by three sisters and eight brothers.

Funeral services will be held 3:30 PM Friday, October 16th at The New Beginnings Church of God with burial to follow in the Gibson Cemetery.   Visitation will be from 9:30 AM Friday until service time at church.  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the family burial fund at Butler Funeral Home.

Butler Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted to the care of Mr. Joseph Waid.   Share your messages of condolence with the family at

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  1. Enjoyed many Church services with Joe and Rita. So sorry for your loss. Prayers for comfort and peace. Remember Joe is having a wonderful time in Heaven.

  2. Daddy I love you so so much I’m gonna miss you so bad your always be in my heart I known your not in no more pain now daddy i know you be watching over me daddy i will see you again one day daddy you will be loved and missed so much,
    Love your baby girl
    Angie waid

  3. I love you and will miss you very much pa. I will always cherish the memories we had together. You’re gone but in a better place now.

  4. Deepest sympathy to the Waid family,I know Joe will be missed but what a celebration in Heaven!

  5. So sorry. I could see how sick he was the night he was in the ER. I want to praise his wife who was so wonderful with him. May Jesus give you the peace that passes all understanding.

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