Joseph G. “Joe” Kayser

December 14, 1963 ‒ March 27, 2012

Westerville, Ohio

Joseph G. “Joe” Kayser, age 48 of Westerville passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, March 27, 2012 amongst the stars.

He was born on December 14, 1963 in Columbus to Vernon and Sally (Barbee) Kayser of Westerville. A graduate of Big Walnut High School in 1982, he also attended Columbus State University. He worked at Kal Kan in Columbus prior to purchasing Fracasso’s Village Pizza, which he owned and operated for 10 years.

A man of many interests, he enjoyed fishing at Lake Erie and on the waters of his own pond, golfing at Table Rock Golf Course and wood working. Always the jokester, he had a passion for rock music. A hard worker, he was a member of various restaurant associations, and was always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone in need.

His heart swelled with a love for all people, but most of all for his beloved daughters. Whether it was hunting night crawlers or singing Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, they were the center of his life. He also treasured his dogs, but his relationships family and friends were the most important things he valued in life.

In addition to his parents, he is also survived by beloved daughters: Amber and Ashley, sisters: LeAnn Kayser of Westerville, Jennifer (Brian) McClary of Sunbury, niece: Madison McClary, girlfriend: LeAnne VanAntwerp of Delaware, former wife: Robin Kayser of Sunbury, the crew at Fracasso’s Pizza and a host of friends.

A memorial service will be held Saturday April 14 at 3 p.m. at Harlem United Methodist Church, 5520 Harlem Road, Galena, Ohio 43021 friends may call from 1-3 prior to the service. Arrangements entrusted to the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to his daughters (checks made out to them) in care of the funeral home, PO Box 238, Sunbury, Ohio 43074.

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