Hillsboro, Tennessee – Mr. Joey Ray Esslinger, age 37, of Hillsboro, TN was called home by the Lord on May 9, 2021, due to a tragic accident.
Joey was born in Tullahoma, TN on October 16, 1983, to parents Betty Sue Esslinger and Phillip Ray Esslinger. He was preceded in death by his father Phillip; uncle, Harold Esslinger; aunts, Patricia Franklin, Rachel Holiday, Kathy Esslinger.
Joey is survived by brothers, David Esslinger, Michael Esslinger, Bryan (Candie) Humphries, Mark Humphries, and sister Tina Esslinger Gilliam. Joey is also survived by son Cody Ray Esslinger and grandson Grayson; nieces Stacey Smalls, Tracey Ansley, Kimberly Humphries, Kelsey Phillips, Makayla Esslinger, Shylah Gilliam; nephews, Zach Brown, Kyle and Tyler Gilliam; uncles, Jerry, Ricky, Don, and Roger Esslinger, RL Dodd, Kenneth(Janice)Dodd, Glen Dodd; aunts, Alene Scott, Louise (Lee) Hane, Mary (Dave) Lessnau, Joyce(Rex)Sherrill; numerous other cousins, grand nieces and nephews.
Joey was taken way too soon in life and will be loved and remembered fondly by all his family and friends and riding shotgun with Daddy again up on Heaven’s highways. Special thoughts go out to Shasta and Treden.
No services are planned for Joey.
Central Funeral Home is serving the family, 931-723-7774, centralfuneralhome.com
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