Joseph A. Moorman, 81, of Payne, passed away Sunday, April 17, 2011 at his residence.
Joe was born in Van Wert, on April 1, 1930, a son of the late Pauline (Otis) and Russell Moorman.
He served in the U.S. Army as a PFC in the Korean War and was a truck driver.
Joe was a member of the Payne American Legion Post & Van Wert Masonic Lodge, Moose Lodge & VFW.
On Oct. 21, 1972 he married Rose Ross, who passed away June 10, 2010.
He will be sadly missed by his step daughters, Jean Carver of Edgerton, IN & Jan Lawson of Fort Wayne; sisters, Joy Gaberdale of Newark & Judy Berres of Phoenix; brothers, Jim of Convoy & Paul; 4 grandchildren & 6 great grandchildren. He is also preceded in death by his sisters, Jewel Amstutz & Sandra Gahman.
His funeral service is at Dooley Funeral Home, 5761 SR 500 Payne, at 11 am on Wednesday, April 20th, with viewing one hour prior. Rev. Joe Allen will officiate.
Viewing is also Tuesday, 4 to 8 pm at Dooley Funeral Home.
He will be laid to rest at Wiltsie Cemetery, with military honors.
Condolences and fond memories may be shared at www.dooleyfuneralhome.com