Joe Spoon, 52, lifelong resident of Tecumseh, Oklahoma passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2023 in Oklahoma City.
He was born February 7, 1971 to Clyde Edward and Lois Fern (Washington) Spoon in Lawton, Oklahoma.
Joe was raised in Tecumseh and attended Tecumseh Public Schools.
He worked his entire career as a Lineman and Electrician and most recently a Supervisor for the City of Tecumseh. Joe took a lot of pride in his work. It was very important to him that the job was done right and safely.
Joe was a proud member of the Absentee Shawnee Tribe and was actively involved with his Absentee Shawnee heritage rituals and traditions.
He took a lot of pride in his home, keeping it organized and maintaining his yard and acreage, where family and friends were always welcome. Family was very important to him and his home was the central meeting place for get togethers, holiday and ceremonies.
Joe loved playing video games, watching movies and enjoyed singing karaoke. His hobbies included ATV riding on his property and playing pool. He was an excellent pool player and always ready for a challenger or tournament.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clyde and Lois Spoon.
Those left to cherish his memory are his sister and brother-in-law, Loretta and Cecil Mann of Macomb, OK; brother and sister-in-law, Samuel Spoon and Tracy Cage of Tecumseh, OK; nephew, Joel and Stephanie Spoon of Little Axe, OK; great-nephew, Canaan Spoon; great-nieces, Paisley and Raelee Spoon; numerous other extended family and friends.