Joseph Lee “Joe” Carlin, 78, Lapel, passed away Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, at Community Hospital of Anderson following a brief illness.
He was born on March 18, 1935, in Anderson, Ind., to William and Margaret (Thompson) Carlin.
He graduated from Lapel High School in 1953.
He is survived by his daughter, Patti (Harold) McDermit of Anderson; three grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two great-stepgrandchildren; and a sister, Wanda (George) Sheller of Tipton.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Patsy (Risco) Carlin; his son, Tim Carlin; a granddaughter; and a sister, Wilma Rose Carlin.
Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, at Scott E. Hersberger Funeral Home, 1010 North Main Street, Lapel. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, at Scott E. Hersberger Funeral Home in Lapel with Pastor Dillard Cole officiating. Burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery, Lapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to Cystic Fibrosis or the Lapel Ambulance.
Online condolences: www.hersbergerfuneralhome.com