Joseph David Gothard, age 57, of Shelby passed away June 30, 2019. He is preceded in death by his late wife Mary Gothard; his parents, Robert & Mary Gothard; his brother Junior Gothard; and sister, Teresa Smith. He is survived by his wife, Kimberly Russell; son, Joseph D. Gothard (Regina); step-son, Chris Russell; step-daughter, Alicia Shoemaker (Tim); grandchildren, Sierra, Kristin, Megan & Cloe Gothard, Andrew Flock, Caleb Russell, Shellina Wallace, Lexie Davis and Ryan Davis; great-grandchildren, Gabriel & Kathlin; sister, Beverly Tucker (Robert); nephews, Robert Tucker Jr. & Bruce Smith (Amanda); aunt, Shirley; and numerous other family and friends. Services will be Wednesday, July 3, 2019, Visitation will be at 10 a.m. held at Charter Funeral Home. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. graveside at New Hope Baptist Church.