October 17, 1937 - February 15, 2021
MCPO Joseph Everett Lively, US Navy Retired, of St. Augustine, Florida passed away at age 83 on February 15, 2021. Joe was born in New Orleans, LA on October 17, 1937. His parents, Howard Randolph Lively Sr. and Nelle Everett Lively and brother H. R. Lively Jr., preceded him in death as did his first wife, Barbara Cromwell Lively. Joe graduated from Slidell High School in 1955. He attended LSU before joining the US Navy in 1956. He retired from the Navy in 1976 at NAS Jacksonville FL. While in the Navy, he served on six ships, two tours of shore duty, and was a Navy recruiter. The family was stationed in Scotland for several years. After retirement from the Navy, he worked as a technician at the power plant at Fernandina Bch. He also worked as a technician in Saudi Arabia for one year and at a Nuclear Power Plant in Georgia. He also worked as an estimator for several shipyards in Jacksonville. Joe belonged to The Fleet Reserve Association, The American Legion, The Elks and the St Johns County Sportsman Club. Joe moved to St. Augustine in 1987. He loved living in St. Augustine where he enjoyed listening to local musicians with friends and meeting new people. He especially enjoyed the “Board Meetings” with his close friends. He leaves behind a lot of good friends. Joe will be remembered for his lively, outgoing and kind personality. He was very patriotic and supported organizations that help veterans. For many years he was known at the Jaguar tailgate parties for his Louisiana style Gumbo. He was nicknamed “Gumbo Joe”. Survivors include his daughters, Cheryl Ann Baggett and Dale Allen Lively, granddaughters, Kendall and Gracie and his wife, Carol Crowder Lively. A Graveside service will be held on April 17, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. at Beaches Memorial Park, 1500 Main St. Atlantic Beach, FL 32233 (Masks are required). A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Tunnels2Towers.org. The arrangements are under the care and direction of V. TODD FERREIRA FUNERAL SERVICES at Beaches Memorial Park, 1500 Main Street, Atlantic Beach, FL 32233. (904) 249-1166.
MCPO Joseph Everett Lively, US Navy Retired, of St. Augustine, Florida passed away at age 83 on February 15, 2021. Joe was born in New Orleans, LA on October 17, 1937. His parents, Howard Randolph Lively Sr. and Nelle Everett Lively and brother... View Obituary & Service Information
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