Joseph J. Kaufman, 66, of Phil Campbell (formerly of Ft. Walton Beach, Florida) passed away on September 16, 2023 at UAB Hospital in Birmingham. He was born in Lima, Ohio on August 25th, 1957 and worked construction/roofing all of his life.
Joseph is survived by his wife, Glenda Kay Kaufman; daughter, Shannon R. Gunter (Jeremy); sons, Joseph J. Kaufman Jr., James D. Thomason (Michelle); sister, Marie Kihm (Brent); brothers, William Kaufman, Anthony Kaufman; grandchildren, Trinity, Logan, and Jesse Thomason; William, Gavriella Gunter, Piper Carr; great-granddaughter, Jennifer Zettlemoyer; niece, Amber Kihm; nephew, Tyler Kihm (Aerial); great-nephew, Cason Kihm.
He was preceded in death by his father, Ambrose J. Kaufman; mother, Terese Uphaus Kaufman; brother, Greg Kaufman.
A memorial service will be announced by the family at a later date.
Akins Funeral Home assisted the family.