Joe Fey, 73, a life long Rush County resident, passed away Friday, October 12, 2012 in Greenfield. He was born on January 12, 1939 in Rush County to Wayne & Lena (Speer) Fey. Joe was a 1957 graduate of New Salem High School.
Joe served in the US Army. He married Darlene J. Miller on March 29, 1959. She preceded him in death on September 22, 2008. Joe was a member of the Orange Masonic Lodge #234 F&AM, the Valley of Indianapolis Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, Degree 32 with 34 years of membership, Andersonville OES #93, the Masonic Riders Association Tri County Widows Sons of Indiana, Past Fire Chief of many years for Glenwood VFD and served as Richland Twp. Trustee several years. He farmed in Richland Twp. his entire life and also served as Sexton for the Hopewell Cemetery. Joe was always quick with a joke and a word of encouragement.
He is survived by a son, Donald & wife Annette of Glenwood, a daughter, Teresa L. Fey of Charlottsville, a sister, Alice Jane Fey of Rushville and grandchildren, Sarah E. & Joseph A. Fey. In addition to his parents and wife, Joe was preceded in death by his brother, Jerry.
Services will be held at 10 AM Tuesday, October 16 at Moster Mortuary in Rushville where friends are welcome to visit from 3-8PM on Monday, October 15. Pastor Harold Thompson will preside and burial will be in the Hopewell Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Hospice of Decatur County.