November 14, 1961 - June 4, 2019 Joe Eugene Cleere of Auburn, was born to the late Earl and Iva Sue Cleere on November 14, 1961 and passed away on June 4, 2019. He was 57 years old. He is survived by his brothers, Bill Cleere (Angela), and Dan Cleere (Patti); nieces, Kristi Mitchell, and great niece Hailee Grace Mitchell; nephews, Matthew Eugene Cleere (Angie), and Timothy Edward Cleere (Crystal); great nephews, Will, Harley, Bryson, Carson, and Jaceson Cleere. Joe was an avid motorcyclist and accomplished historian. He was a valued member of the AU Libraries team. He obtained two masters degrees, one from AU and another from Jacksonville State. Joe also served his country and joined the Marines shortly after graduating from Fort Payne HS. He was honorably discharged as a Lance Corporal. Visitation will be held Friday, June 14, 2019 from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. in the Parlor at Frederick-Dean Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held Saturday, June 15, 2019 in the Chapel at Frederick-Dean Funeral Home at 2:00 p.m.