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Joe Alverson, 66 - July 22, 2016

Joe Alverson, 66, of Kent, WA, former news editor of the Tri-City Tribune in Cozad from 1967 to 1979, passed away Friday, July 22, 2016, after a short illness.
Services took place at Marlatt Funeral Home at Kent.
Alverson was born June 18, 1940, at Leveland, TX.
He was an award winning photographer and writer while with the Tribune, and later worked for Boeing Aircraft Corporation in Seattle, WA, before retiring to Kent.
Alverson possessed a delightful sense of humor, an exceedingly sharp mind and amazed friends by being able to complete the New York Times crossword puzzle with a ballpoint pen, according to family members.
He was preceded in death by: his wife, Margaret; a son, Todd.
Survivors include: his son, Duffy; his daughter, Corne Clark; grandchildren—Jared Hyatt, Carlene and Charlize Clark; son-in-law, Bill Clark; a sister, Nancy Anderson.