Joseph R. DoyleJuly 6, 1921 ~ November 12, 2017 (age 96)
Joseph R. Doyle, age 96, of Killbuck, Ohio died Sunday, November 12, 2017 at Pomerene Hospital, Millersburg, Ohio, following a period of declining health.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Killbuck Church of Christ with Pastors Cliff Beck and Dale Duncan officiating. Burial will be at Killbuck Cemetery with military rites being conducted by both the Killbuck VFW and the Millersburg American Legion. Friends may call one hour prior to the services on Wednesday at the church. Arrangements are being handled by Alexander Funeral Home. Those wishing to share a memory or make online condolences may do so by visiting www.alexanderfhinc.com.
Joe was born July 6, 1921 in Richland Township, Glenmont, Ohio and was the son of Millard and Hattie Mae (Carter) Doyle. He spent his first 12 years in the Glenmont area. Then his family moved to Killbuck where he graduated with the class of 1940 of Killbuck High School. He was united in marriage to Marilyn (Gray) Doyle on February 21, 1958 and she survives.
He was a draftsman and retired from Rubbermaid in 1984.
Joe was a member of the Killbuck First Church of Christ, he was baptized in October of 1958, served as Deacon, was a Sunday School Teacher and was a member of the XYZ.
Joe was a veteran of World War II, serving in the US Army from 1942 to 1946. He was in the Battle of the Bulge (A Battery 924 F.A. BN.) and was a charter member of the Killbuck VFW Post 7079.
Joe was a self-taught artist. He painted mainly landscapes which showed his love of the outdoors.
He is survived by 2 daughters, Helen M (Kenn) Patterson and Darlene R (Dwight) Bergett; 4 grandsons, Tyler (Julia) Patterson, David (Heidi) Bergett, Daniel Bergett and Dale Bergett; 2 great grandchildren, Carmen and Clint Bergett and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Jenna Marie Patterson, his parents, sister Mamie Nida and brothers Charles, Everett, Frank and Amos.
The family wishes to thank the employees of the Pomerene Hospital and LifeCare Hospice for their love, compassion and respect shown to Joe.