Joseph B. "Joe" Piper, 47, passed away Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at St. Mary's Medical Center.
He was born Aug. 15, 1965, in Chicago, Ill., son of the late Dan and Dorothy (McGuire) Piper. Also preceding him in death were a daughter, Megan Piper and a sister, Barbara Troutman.
Joe was united in marriage to Ann Cronin July 3, 1989. He had been a mechanic at Tri State Auto and Diesel and has also worked at Viking Truck and Auto and Thompson's Tire.
He enjoyed hunting, playing cards, working in the garage and spending time with family and friends.
He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Ann Piper; his sons, Joey and Robbie Piper; mother-in-law "Babby" Cronin; his brothers, Danny Piper (Brenda), Barry Piper, Jeff Piper (Kathy) and Dee Piper (Melissa); sisters Janice Warner (Melvin), Sue Ann Yates (Tooter), Jeannie Ward, Evelyn Brooks (Jacky), Sheila Piper and Beverly Cates (Jackie) and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 7, (today) at Huber Funeral Home, Tell City Chapel with burial in Simons Cemetery. Pastor Ann Skiba will officiate.
Visitation was set from 3 until 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6, and 9 a.m. until service time today.
Memorial contributions may be made to Eddie Cronin Football Memorial Scholarship Fund.
Messages of condolence may be left online at www.huberfuneralhome.net