Joseph “Joe” Edward Kerwood, age 85 of Mt. Juliet, TN, passed away April 27th, 2019. Mr. Kerwood held over 20 US patents and was awarded the Medal of Achievement for his work on PVI from the Czech Republic. He travelled to over 40 countries around the world. Services will be held at a later date.

He is survived by wife of 62 years, Patricia Kerwood; daughters, Jennifer Lee (William) Price and Janet Lynn Kerwood; grandchildren, Jessica Lee Price and Jacob Kenna Price; sister, Judith Aylestock; numerous nieces and nephews also survive. He was preceded in death by parents, John and Winnie Kerwood; sister, Jane Harmon; brothers, John Kerwood, Jr. and James Oliver Kerwood.

Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet, 2229 N. Mt. Juliet Road, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, 615-758-5459, obituary line 615-758-8818, www.sellarsfuneralservices.com.