Joseph “Joe” Liles Jr., age 74, passed away July 28, 2021, at Marion General Hospital. Joe was born to the late Joseph W. Sr. and Oweda G. (Jackson) Liles August 27, 1946, in Vanceburg Kentucky. Joe is preceded in death by his parents, wife, Ruth (Travis) Liles; daughter, Tracie Bonham; 6 brothers and 2 sisters.
Joe is survived by wife Margaret (Townsend) Liles; children, Joseph E. (Teresa) Liles, Geneva Sue (Carl) Cole, Tracie Bonham, Serena Liles, Samantha (Chris) Keuhme; step-children, Cathy Goodyear, Carrie (Larry) Ball, and Keith (Becky) Queener; as well as numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
Joe has lived in the Bucyrus area for 40+ years. He worked with Clayton Homes for a number of years before finally starting his own business offering Mobile Home Repair. Joe was a proud U.S. military veteran. He was a commander of the local VFW for a number of years and was also a member of the Amvets. Joe enjoyed crafting custom jewelry pieces, and you could often find him out fishing.
Visiting hours are at Munz-Pirnstill Funeral Home from 2 PM-4 PM and 6 PM-8 PM Tuesday, August 3rd. There will be a service Wednesday at 12 noon. Interment is at Crawford County Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to the V.A. or Wounded Warrior. Moments of remembrance may be left online at www.munzpirnstill.com