Joseph R. Eish, 87


Joseph Raymond Eish, 87, of Opal Road passed away Tuesday Dec. 29, 2015, in his home.

Born July 29, 1928, in North Canton, he was a son of the late Raymond and Emma Miller Eish.

Joseph lived all his life in the Salineville area working as a machinist. He also worked on his farm. He enjoyed immensely working on and riding motorcycles and was a lifetime member of the American Motorcycle Association.

Joseph will be sadly missed by his wife Ida Mae Lafferty Eish of the home; two sons, Richard and Robert Eish, both of Salineville; one daughter, Ruth (Steve) Dunlap of Mechanicstown; four grandchildren, Audrey (Dave) Purget and Jenny (Gokhan) Baltaoglu, both of Salineville, and Andrew Dunlap and Katie Dunlap, both of Mechanicstown.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Gerald Eish; and a son, Donald Eish.

Family and friends attended a private viewing Jan. 2 in Kerr-Pastore Funeral Home in Salineville. Burial was in Woodland Cemetery.

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