Joseph D. "Joe" Burdsall, age 56, of Elwood, passed away on Sunday, February 14, 2021, at IU Health University Hospital in Indianapolis following a brief illness. Joe was born in Elwood on November 23, 1964, to the late George and Sara (Richards) Burdsall.
Joe worked as a bounty hunter most of his life. He was a former bar tender at a number of local businesses but his start was at his family's sports bar named Burdsall's Lounge out at the old T-Way Plaza. Joe enjoyed shooting guns, riding his motorcycle and loved taking care of his dogs. Joe was a free spirit who had no filter. He was a loyal friend and devoted to his family whom he loved deeply.
Joe is survived by two nieces, Reilly Burdsall and Logan Harless; sister-in-law, Katina Burdsal; great nieces and nephew, Sophia Rose, Stevie Jane, and Gabriel Allan; aunt Esteleen Burdsall; several cousins, and many friends.
Joe was preceded in death by his parents, George & Sara Jane Burdsall; his brother, Richard Burdsall; grandparents, David "Di" and Ruby Richards and Kay Warner; uncles, John Burdsall and David Richards; aunt Karen Sue Richards; and cousin Rod Burdsall.
A memorial service celebrating Joe's life will be at 1:00 pm Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at Dunnichay Funeral Home in Elwood with Pastor Scott Blaylock officiating. Burial will be at a later date with his family in the Elwood Cemetery.
Visitation will be Tuesday, February 23, 2021, from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, at Dunnichay Funeral Home, 1113 S. Anderson Street, Elwood, Indiana.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Dunnichay Funeral Home to help with expenses.
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