Funeral services for Joseph Lonza Pike, age 71, of Woodland will be held on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, at 2:00 PM at Liberty East Baptist Church with Bro. Greg Norred officiating. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery with Benefield Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5:00-8:00 PM on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. Mr. Pike will lie in state at the church for one hour prior to services beginning on Wednesday.
Mr. Pike passed away Monday, April 19, 2021, at his residence.
Survivors include his wife, Peggy Sue Pike of Woodland; five sons, Steve Harrington (Shannon) of Wedowee, AL, Rickey Harrington (Robin) of Cartersville, GA, Joseph Pike (Betty) of Bowdon, GA, Richard Pike (Randi) of Guntersville, AL, and Cody Harrington (Brittany) of Roanoke, AL; 16 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Jane Crenshaw and Barbara Pike, both of Woodland, AL; one brother, Richard Pike (Wonder) of Woodland, AL; and Aunt Evelyn Bonds and Aunt and Uncle, Douglas and Rebecca Yates, all of Woodland.
Pallbearers will be Richard E. Pike, Chris Pike, Chris Dye, Richard Satterwhite, Laurence Rudy, and Barry Yates. Jimmy Brown will serve as an honorary pallbearer.
A Woodland native, Mr. Pike was born on March 5, 1950, the son of Q. P. and Cena Mitchell Pike. He worked as a supervisor for Franklin Aluminum. Mr. Pike was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Steve Pike; sister, Sandra Pike; uncle, George Bonds; and uncle and aunt, Handley and Dorothy Mitchell.