Scott Dean Eric Joseph, 38, died Tuesday, April 13, 2010, at his home in Park Hills. He was born on May 5, 1971, in Poplar Bluff, a son of Dawn (Kidd) Joseph of Farmington and adoptive son of Terry Lynn Joseph of Wappapello. He was united in marriage to Amanda Muse in 2010 who survives in Farmington. Other survivors include daughter, Rae-Ann Riddle of Dexter; natural father, Harold Tanner of Puxico; three step-children; grandparents, Myrna Kidd and Sue Mitchell, both of Dexter, and James Tanner and Ingeborg Tanner, both of Puxico; brother, Jerrad Joseph of Belleview, Neb.; sister, Amy Tanner of Park Hills; nephew, Tyler Joseph and niece, Brianna Joseph, both of Park Hills.
He is preceded in death by one brother, Evan Matthew Joseph; and grandfathers, John T. Kidd and John H. Joseph.
Mr. Joseph was a graduate of Dexter High School; and he was a welder and enjoyed playing his guitar and fishing.
A private memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, April 18, 2010, in Dexter.
Arrangements are under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home in Fredericktown.