Joseph W. Orick, age 43, went to be with the Lord on December 7, 2020. He was a member of Coolidge First Baptist Church. He started working on cars with his father at a young age, which led him to continue in this work as owner of his own garage, which he enjoyed very much. Preceded in death by father: Paul Orick, father-in-law: Gary Aldridge, grandmother: Hazel Nunn, grandfathers: Frank Nunn and Monroe Sheckles, a very special friend: Eric Glenn Baird


Wife: Chesni Paige Orick

Daughter: Briana Paige and boyfriend Jacob Jones

Mother: Cora Lee Orick

Sister: Tabitha Lee Orick and son Zack Russell

Brother: Craig Daniel Orick

Mother-in-law: Carolyn Aldridge

Brother and sister-in-law: Justin, Carrie and nephew Zane Aldridge

Grandmother-in-law: Cardean Sheckles

We would like to give our gratitude to Tonya Davis and her amazing staff at TriCity and During this hard time he had amazing ICU nurses at LaFollette Medical Center, who treated him with love and compassion.

Pall Bearers: Robert McDonnie, Dwight Ausmus, Jacob Jones, Bradley Shepherd, Mike Bowlin, Brandon McGhee, Kolby Seigler, Zack Russell, Jon Nelson, Brian Bridges

Honorary Pall Bearers: Tracy Arnold, Chris Arnold, Randy Nelson

Family will receive friends 5-8 PM Thursday Cross-Smith Funeral Home with Funeral Service following at Cross-Smith Chapel 8 PM, Rev. Jim Heatherly officiating Family and Friends will meet 10 AM Friday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home and proceed to Bakers Forge Cemetery for 11 AM Interment

Condolences may be given online at

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home