Joseph C. Reichert, Sr.

Joseph C. Reichert, Sr., age 103 of Gainesville, FL passed away on Wednesday September 20, 2017. Mr. Reichert was born in Monticello, FL on September 8, 1914 to Samuel and Mary Reichert. He served in the United Sates Navy during WWII. His father was a barber and taught him how to cut hair, and he worked as a barber for many years. He took over ownership of Al’s Barber Shop, until his retirement after 50 years of cutting hair.
He was a Master Mason for 65 years at Lodge #41 and the Eastern Star #44 in Gainesville, and was a Shriner at the Marquette Shrine in Tallahassee. Joseph enjoyed traveling, photography, and was an avid Gators football fan.
Mr. Reichert was preceded in death by his loving wife Lottie McDaniel Reichert. He is survived by his son Joseph C. ( Clydia) Reichert, Jr. his brother Charles Reichert of Monticello, three grandchildren, Joseph C. (Tracy) Reichert, III, David (Sandra) Reichert, Jonathan Reichert, and 8 great grandchildren, and 3 great great grandchildren.
Services will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Shriners Children Hospital.