Coryell County Chief Deputy dies, funeral set

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Coryell County Chief Deputy Joe Blakely has died after a short battle with cancer.

Joe  died Sunday evening at his home.

He had been with the Coryell County Sheriff’s Office since 1984 and had been Chief Deputy since Sheriff Johnny Burks took office in January 2005.

Visitation  will be at Scott’s Funeral Home from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, February 3rd.

Funeral will be Thursday, February 4th at 2 p.m. at Coryell Community Church in Gatesville.

Burial will follow at Pearl Cemetery.

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April 29 2021 07:00 pm

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