Joe passed away peacefully in the Perth hospital on Saturday, October 20th, 2018 at the age of 86 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving spouse Elsie May Black, sons Les (Lynda), Des (Helen) and Victor, daughter-in-law Diane and grandchildren Christine, Sarah, Dylan and Jesse. Joe was a resident of Ompah. He retired from the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) after thirty-one years of service. He was a proud member of the Ompah Volunteer Fire Department for twelve years and an early member of the Emergency First Response Team. Cremation has taken place. A sharing of memories will be held on Joe’s birthday July 7th, 2019 from 2:00 to 5:00 P.M. at Holton and Stewart’s cottage at Canonto Lake. Those wishing to make a memorial donation in Joe’s memory are asked to consider the Ompah Fire Department or the Cancer Society. The family wishes to express a special thank you to Dr. Jechel for his care. For condolences or further information, visit our website at www.blairandson.com.