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Obituary for Joel B. Prentice
Joel B. Prentice, age 50, of Guernsey, Ohio, died Saturday, February 18, 2012, at Cambridge Health and Rehabilitation Center in Cambridge. He was born April 25, 1961, in Cuba, New York, son of Clara Bessie Lowe Prentice of Florida and the late Clarence L. 'Bud' Prentice, and step-son of the late Shirley E. Essex Prentice. He was a scrap dealer, and he was formerly employed by Wheeling Township in Guernsey County. He enjoyed mechanical tinkering, fishing, and camping. In addition to his father and step-mother, he is preceded in death by one step-brother, Richard 'Rusty' DiBlasio, Jr. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Janice Prentice of Newcomerstown; three daughters, Tabitha Marie (Mark) Scaggs of Columbus, Manda Sue Prentice of New Philadelphia, and Sarah May Prentice of Newcomerstown; two sisters, Tia (Randy) Rex of New Concord and Barbara (Randy) May of Florida; one brother, Greg Douglas of Kimbolton; 4 grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles. A graveside service will be observed Wednesday, February 22, 2012, at 11AM at Dudley Cemetery with Pastor Bob Henry officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, 416 East Street, P.O. Box 263, Caldwell, Ohio, 43724, to assist with funeral expenses.
Service: Wednesday, February 22, 2012 11AM Dudley Cemetery Graveside Service