Joe Donovan Endicott

  • Born: December 27, 1929
  • Died: June 7, 2017
  • Location: Rosenberg, Texas

Hartley Funeral Home

209 West Jackson Street
Cicero, IN 46034

Tel. (317) 984-3614

Tribute & Message From The Family

Joe Donovan Endicott, age 87, of Rosenberg, Texas and formerly of Cicero, IN died June 7, 2017 at Methodist Hospital at Sugarland, Texas.

He was born December 27, 1929 near Atlanta, IN to Carry F. and Ruth D. (Duncan) Endicott.

He was a graduate of Jackson Central High School with the Class of 1947. He then served his country in the U.S. Army.

Joe had worked at Delco Remy at Anderson, IN as a tool and die maker for many years. He also was engaged in farming.

He was a member of Arcadia Christian Church where he also served as a deacon and an elder. He was a long time member of Indianapolis Scottish Rite and of Hinkle Masonic Lodge and where he had been Worshipful Master three times.

Joe married Frances Marie (McKinney) Endicott on July 19, 1951. She survives him. Also surviving is a son: Jeffrey Lee (Jana Kay) Endicott of Rosenberg, TX, a daughter: Judith Lynn Yeager of Tulsa, OK, a brother: Donald G. Endicott of Noblesville, IN, grandchildren: Hannah Krystine Endicott, Bryce Alexander Endicott, and Geoffrey Chadwick (Emily) Yeager, plus one great-grandchild: Xaviar Yeager.

Preceding him in death in addition to his parents are two sisters: Betty M. Endicott and Ruth Evelyn Ehman, brothers: William, Charles, Paul, Max and Larry Endicott.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 1:00 P.M. at Hartley Funeral Homes Cicero Chapel, 209 West Jackson Street, Cicero, IN 46034, with Pastor J.R. Moffatt officiating. Burial will follow at Cicero Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 5:00 to 7:00. You may send condolences at