Joseph Donald Starrett

October 21, 1958 - October 20, 2022

Joseph Donald Starrett, 63, of Aberdeen, Ohio went to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 20, 2022 at University of Cincinnati Medical Center. He was born October 21, 1958 in Brown County, Ohio.  He is preceded in death by parents: Donald William Starrett, Sr. and Sandra Jo Whitehurst Starrett; grandparents: Adrienne Meridith and Willa Mae Starrett; brother-in-law, Denny Fenner and beloved cat Cosmo.

Joe is survived by four siblings: Lucinda “Cindy” Fenner, Valerie L. (Ben) Ferguson, Donnie (Cindy Reed) Starrett II, and Belinda (Dion) Jones; eight nieces and nephews: Holly (Jon) Trotter, Sam (Leslie) Ferguson, Donnie (Heather) Starrett III, Wes (Megan) Bailey, Tabitha (Brent) Thayer, Tyler (Tika) Schwallie, Landon Schwallie and Adison (Sabastian) Starrett and several great nieces, nephews and friends.

Joe enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, gardening and bicycling in his early years.  Later in life he enjoyed playing video games, watching tv and spending time with family and friends.  He loved to laugh and joke; he always had a smile on his face.  He will be missed by all who knew him.


The private visitation and funeral will be held at the convenience of the family.

Lafferty Funeral Home Incorporated serves the family.



Rebecca Foster - Oct 7, 2023
Joe, thanks for the great memories we all made growing up together in Aberdeen. You always brought a smile and laughter to the table, And it was important that you kept all the females, your sisters and myself walking a straight line at all times. RIP Joe, and I thank you for sharing your life with me. Rebecca Foster