Joseph “Joe” W. Dugan of Miami died Monday, May 25, 2009, at Miami Nursing Center after an illness.  He was 65.

Mr. Dugan was born Jan. 22, 1944, in Chetopa, Kan., to James W. and Hazel R. (Ford) Dugan. He lived in the Miami area for the past 25 years. 

He was a heavy equipment operator. 

Survivors include two brothers and their wives, Jim and Virginia Dugan of Madill and Jerry and Cheryl Dugan of Chetopa, Kan., and one sister, Joyce O’Neil of Grove.

He was preceded in death by his parents and and one brother, Gerald “Dubbie” Dugan.

Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Chetopa. The Rev. Clarence Newman will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Chetopa. 

Arrangements are under the direction of Paul Thomas Funeral Home of Miami.