Joseph E. Kight, 71, of Jacksonville, Fla., died Monday, August 3 at Baptist Medical Center. Kight (L-903 of Jacksonville, Fla.) was a retired Florida East Coast Railway engineer. He retired in April of 2007. He had served as assistant general chairperson (GCA GO-851). He was first admitted to SMART TD (formerly The United Transportation Union) on May 1, 1994. He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Judy Kight of Jacksonville, Fla., his children Stacie (Jacob) Wyss and Joseph Bubba (Barbara) Kight both of Jacksonville, Fla., brother, Gene Pyle (Ruth) Kight of Lake City, Fla., five grandchildren, Conner, Clayton, Fenwick, Kayla, and Kennedy. A graveside service will be held at Arlington Memorial Park on Saturday, August 8, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. with Minister Jim Bird officiating. The arrangements are under the care and direction of V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services, 250 North Lowder Street, Macclenny, FL 32063, (904) 259-5700.