Joe Brogdon

Joe D. Brogdon

Joe BrogdonJoe D. Brogdon, age 73 of Goodlettsville, TN passed away at his home, August 4, 2021 after a long battle with ALS. Joe was born in Paris, TN on October 16, 1947 to John Macon Brogdon and Hazel Lorene Nichols Brogdon.

Joe joined the U.S. Navy and served during the Vietnam War. After his military service, he joined the Metro – Nashville Police Department, where he would serve for 30 years before his retirement.

Joe was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Macon, Geraldine, Betty Lou, Bonnie Sue, Mary Alice, and Larry.

He is survived by his wife, Anne DeGasperis Brogdon; daughter, Jennifer; sisters, Johnnie (Clyde), Patricia, Sandra (Donald), and Candy; brother, Elwood; and many extended family members and friends.

A celebration of Joe’s life will be conducted at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, August 15, 2021 in the Chapel of Phillips-Robinson Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. until the time of service on Sunday.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made in Joe’s memory to the ALS Association by visiting

Arrangements entrusted to Phillips-Robinson Funeral Home, (615) 262-3312.

Thanks to Charlie Holt for passing this information along from the August 8, 2021 edition of the Tennessean. Joe was a member of the Grove class of 1966.

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