OBITUARY: Joel Lee Creasy


Joel Lee Creasy, age 79, of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 12, 2023.

He was born in Bath Springs, Decatur County, Tennessee, to Albert Logan and Giffie Burcham Creasy.

He served in the United States Navy and graduated from Austin Peay State University with a double major in physics and mathematics. He had a successful career as a software engineer and retired after many years of service.

He was a brilliant man full of joy, peace, patience, and love. He loved and cherished his family and would do anything for them. He had a passion for playing golf, guitar, and the banjo. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his beloved wife, Barbara Creasy.

He is survived by:
Daughter – Sharron (Jonathan) Creasy Hemenway
Son – Stephen Creasy
Grandchildren – Joshua (Karmen), Braden (Amelia), Logan, and Teylor
Great-grandchildren – Knox and Emma.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 16, 2023 at Bond Memorial Chapel. Interment with military honors will follow at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens.

Flowers accepted or donations may be made in his memory to the American Heart Association.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Thursday at Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615) 773-2663.


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