Clarence G. (Joe) Pagett, 75, of Cattaraugus, NY entered into rest June 23, 2019.
He was born September 16, 1943 in Gowanda, NY to the late Clarence E. and Florence Pagett.
Joe graduated from Pine Valley Central Schools and SUNY Fredonia with a Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education. He was a star pitcher for Fredonia and continued playing for many years with the Cherry Creek and Gowanda baseball leagues.
His true passion in life was dairy farming. In 1972 he purchased Windy-J Crest Farms in Cattaraugus and owned it for 45 years. Joe was on the board of directors for Eastern and Genex and heavily involved in the Cattaraugus County Fair as the head of the swine program for many years. In 2017 Joe and Jeannie were awarded the AG Legacy Award. Joe also worked for the National Weather Service for 25 years.
He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years Jeannie; his cherished children Jefferson (Jennifer) Pagett, Jolisa Pagett, Joel Trevor Pagett and Jodi (Timothy) Spacek; 11 grandchildren and two great grandchildren; his sisters Patricia Steward, Judith Nelson, Kathy Felton and a brother Phillip (Cathy) Pagett also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Joe was pre deceased by his sister Priscilla Seybold.
Relatives and friends may visit DiStasio Funeral Home 478 Route 83 at Balcom Corners S.Dayton. Wednesday from 4PM to 8PM.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Interment will be in Villenova Cemetery
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