He was a 1956 graduate of Spencer High School and had resided in Medina since 1993, moving from the Spencer area.
Joseph had been employed by Permold for over 40 years as a tool and die repairman. He was an avid golfer and a member of the Eagle Crest Golf Course in Sullivan where he worked part time.
Joseph is survived by daughter, Tamie (Scott) Glasgo of Galion; granddaughter, Taylor Counts; sister, Janet K. (Mike Zurakov) of Skokie, Illinois; and brother, John (Linda) McReynolds of Lodi.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and son, James Edward (Buddy) McReynolds.
Funeral service will be Saturday, January 12, 2013, 2 P.M., at the Parker & Son Funeral Home, 202 East Main St., Spencer. Visitation will be two hours prior to the service at the funeral home. Pastor Jack Gessic will officiate. Burial will follow in Spencer Cemetery.
The family would like to thank the Summa Acute Palliative Care Unit for the special care given to Joe, where memorial contributions may be sent to 525 E. Market St., Akron, OH 44309.
Online tributes may be shared at www.parkerfuneralhomes.com