Joe Edward Dobbins|
Joe Edward Dobbins, 89, passed away March 11, 2014, exactly 24 years after his beloved wife, Beatrice. Joe and Beatrice had 43 wonderful years together.
Joe was born in Little Otter, West Virginia, on February 2, 1925. He proudly served his country in the United States Army during World War II. Joe retired from Ohio Brass after 38 years.
Joe led an adventurous life touring the U.S. with Beatrice in his self-made RV. He loved his boat and fishing, and he enjoyed his vegetable gardens. Joe was a brilliant man who could build or repair anything. He was a wonderful father, husband, brother, pap-paw, and friend. He was a kind man who loved life and will be greatly missed.
Joe leaves behind his two daughters, Janice (William) Hnat and Susan (Ron) Adkins, six grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.
Friends may call at Bacher Funeral Home, 3250 Greenwich Rd., Norton, on Sunday, March 16, 2014, from 2 to 5 P.M. Services will be held on Monday, March 17, 2014, at 10 A.M. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery. Funeral Home map, directions and the Dobbins Family condolence book are available at www.bacherfuneralhome.com
Published in Akron Beacon Journal on Mar. 14, 2014