Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Joseph "Joe" Etzler (September 3, 2018)

Joseph "Joe" Etzler, 54, of New Madison, passed away on September 3, 2018.

Joe was born in Greenville, Ohio on February 5, 1964, a son of Gerald Etzler of New Madison and the late Phyllis (Dershem) Etzler.

In addition to his mother, Joe was preceded in death by a brother, Jack Etzler.

Joe was a 1982 graduate of Arcanum High School, after graduation, he entered the Brethren Volunteer Services. Joe served his country honorably in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Cedar Grove Church of the Brethren.

In addition to his father, Joe is survived by his brother, Jerald Etzler of New Madison; his sister, Jill Etzler of Greenville; his daughter, IO Etzler of Oklahoma;and his niece, Amanda Etzler-Farber of Greenwood, Indiana.

A Celebration of Joe's Life will be on Friday, September 14, 2018 at 12 PM at Cedar Grove Church of the Brethren, 373 Love Road, New Paris with Pastor Tony Price officiating. Burial will follow in Cedar Grove Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Friday, September 14, 2018 from 11 AM until time of services at the church.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to Cedar Grove Church, 373 Love Road, New Paris, Ohio 45347.

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Services are entrusted to Tribute Funeral Homes.