Obituary of Joseph Anthony Kaplan
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Joseph Anthony Kaplan “Yo-yo”, age 26, tragically and unexpectedly passed away on June 12, 2022 in Springfield, Missouri. Joe was born July 24, 1995 in Baltimore, Maryland. He is preceded in death by his grandfather, Leslie Sellman “Pop pop”; one child, the first baby Kaplan; cousins, Michelle Sims and Madison Sims; and several close friends. Joe is survived by the love of his life, his wife, Courtney Kaplan; one daughter, Karson Kaplan “Daddy’s Girl”; one son, Kolson Kaplan “Little Stallion”; mother, Irene Williams; step-father, Roger Stroup; father, Eddie Kaplan; sister, Toni Sellman; brother, Bradley Williams; grandmother, Sharon Sellman; aunt, Shirley Sims; aunt and uncle, Jamie and Glen Ullom; mother and father-in-law, Sheila and Ron Wallace; sisters-in-law, Danielle, Rachel, Chloe and Madison; as well as other extended family and close friends. Joe was a momma’s boy and was very involved with family. He was known to have the best smile and could light up every room. It brings the family comfort knowing he is in Heaven with his “Pop Pop” and “Shell Shell”. Joe loved the outdoors, listening to music, and was a hard worker. To his mom, he will always be known as “The Man”. He will be missed by all who knew him. Joe was lucky and found the love of his life, Courtney. Courtney and the babies meant the world to him. A memorial service will take place Sunday, June 19, 2022 at 3:00 PM at Deer Lick Park. Online condolences may be left at www.foxfh.net.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Joseph Kaplan, please visit Tribute Store
Celebration of Life
Sunday, June 19, 2022
Deer Lick Park
Deer Lick St
Licking, Missouri, United States