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Forrest "Joe" Lynn Paddock

December 27, 1937 ~ January 12, 2024 (age 86) 86 Years Old

Forrest "Joe" Paddock Obituary

Forrest "Joe" Lynn Paddock, 86, of Rose Hill, KS, passed away Friday, January 12, 2024 in Wichita. Service 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 20, 2024, at Rose Hill United Methodist Church, Rose Hill, KS. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery, Rose Hill, KS. Forrest was born in Oberlin, KS on December 27, 1937, to the late Kenneth "Bob" and Dorothy (Smith) Paddock. He graduated from Decatur Community High School in 1956. On July 12, 1959 he married Marjorie Lea (Daniel) Paddock in Oberlin, KS. Forrest lived and worked on a farm, measuring wheat ground until the early 1960's. He then worked hauling crude oil for Rock Island for several years before moving to Wichita in the late 1960's when he began working in the aircraft industry. Forrest stayed working as an aircraft machinist until his early retirement from Boeing. After retirement, he enjoyed traveling with his wife to many different states in their camper.  His hobbies included dancing, having card parties with friends, going camping, fishing, boating, woodworking, and gardening. He was preceded in death by: his wife, Marjorie Paddock; siblings, Kay Johnson, Bobby Paddock, and Johnny Paddock. He is survived by: daughter, Cheryl Henry; son, Terry Paddock and wife Rita; grandchildren, Rebecca Crawford (Dustin), Kristin Dickerson (Greg Robertson), Christopher, Michael and Daniel Paddock; great grandchildren, Rylan Rhinehart, Lulla Paddock, Kinley Dickerson, Forrest Dickerson, and Westyn Robertson; sisters, Colleen Tarman (Dave), and Jeanie Paddock. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Rose Hill United Methodist Church, 19551 SW Butler Rd Rose Hill, KS 67133.

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Funeral Service
January 20, 2024

2:00 PM
Rose Hill United Methodist Church
19551 SW Butler Road
Rose Hill, KS 67133

Interment following funeral service
January 20, 2024

Rose Hill Cemetery
798 E. Silknitter ST
Rose Hill, KS 67133


Rose Hill United Methodist Church
19551 SW Butler Road, Rose Hill KS 67133


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