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Ira Joe Driskill II

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IRA (JOE) DRISKILL II Age 77 of Riverside, CA died Saturday, June 29. Known by most as Joe, he was born to Ira Joe and Willette Driskill Jan. 4, 1936, in San Antonio, Texas. Shortly thereafter, the family moved to Los Angeles where Joe spent his youth. The eldest of 7 children, he began working to support the family at an early age. Joe attained a degree in Mechanical Engineering and worked in the Aerospace Industry. He retired from Rohr Industries in Riverside, CA. He worked on various projects as a consultant that took him many places across the United States. During his life he was many things, Father, Brother, Uncle, Grandfather, Great Grandfather, Mentor, Counselor, Painter, Coach, Set/prop maker, confidant and a great teacher. Longtime resident of Riverside, CA. Joe and Deloris moved to Prescott, Arizona to help raise their grandchildren Joey and Janae. They stayed for ten years before moving back to Riverside, CA. Joe is survived by his loving wife of 58 years Deloris; two children, Joe Driskill of Prescott, AZ. and Janice Vance of Riverside CA; two grandchildren and one great grandchild. He will be greatly missed by all. Cards can be sent to Deloris Driskill at 5353 Rutland Ave, Riverside. CA. 92503. The memorial will be held at the Riverside Meadows club house from 12:00pm - 2:00pm on Sunday 7/7/13. 4000 Pierce St. Riverside, CA. 92505.
Published in Press-Enterprise on July 6, 2013
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