Joseph E. Metcalf
November 04, 1932 ‒ April 15, 2017
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Joseph E. Metcalf, age 84, of Mount Vernon passed away on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at his home.
He was born on November 4, 1932 in Bellaire, Ohio to the late Joseph J. and Lillie (Judge) Metcalf. Joseph was employed and retired from Pittsburgh Plate Glass. He attended Liberty Chapel Church. Joseph received awards from the Knox Soil and Water Conservation and also from the Division of Wild Life Natural Recourses Department. Joseph was an avid conservationist. He was a member of the VFW Post # 4027 and Fraternal Order of Eagles #760. Joseph was a veteran serving in the United States Navy during the Korean War.
He is survived by his wife Frieda (Shepard) Metcalf; three sons, William (Becky) Metcalf, Michael (Pat) Metcalf, Ronald Metcalf; eight grandchildren; five great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and his sister Georgena Smith.
In addition to his parents, Joseph was preceded in death by his sisters Maxine Mazza and Nancy Hosack.
Friends may call on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 from 10-11 AM at the Liberty Chapel United Methodist Church (11360 Liberty Chapel Rd., Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050). A service will follow beginning at 11 AM with Rev. Thom Fowler officiating. Burial, with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veteran’s Council, will follow in Liberty Chapel Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Joseph’s name may be made to Liberty Chapel United Methodist Church or Hospice of Knox County.
The family would like to thank Hospice of Knox County for their wonderful care and compassion during a difficult time.
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