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Joseph P. Tippie

Joseph P. Tippie, age 60, of Metamora, Ohio passed away unexpectedly in his sleep, Monday, May 18, 2020. He was born on February 23, 1960 in Taylorville, Illinois to Walston and Thayas (Stricklin) Tippie. Joe worked for Randy Mastin Septic Service in Whitehouse, Ohio.

Joe was an amazing handyman and a jack-of-all-trades. He had a special talent when it came to fixing things, a trait he learned from his  father. He was multitalented in many areas from mechanical work and restoring cars, to electrical and plumbing issues. But his knowledge exceeded beyond that. He took pride in having the ability to help his family and friends out with many projects. Joe had a passion for restoring and rebuilding old cars and motorcycles, anything with an engine.  He had an eye for mixing and blending his own paint colors for his restoration projects. This made his projects especially unique. Joe was a proud father of his three children Jacob, Justin and Amber. He was always there for them no matter the time of day. He had a fondness for animals and a special bond with all of his granddogs. When he wasn’t helping a friend or family member he spent his free time at the drag strip. He loved racing his drag car, a 1979 Mercury Bobcat. Joe was loved by so many and will be greatly missed.

Left to cherish Joe’s memory are his sons, Jacob (Allison) Tippie and Justin (Jenna) Tippie; daughter, Amber (Chris Benson) Tippie; brothers Terry ( Phyl) Tippie, Larry (Michelle) Tippie, Dennis (Julie) Tippie, Gary (Pam) Tippie; mother of his children, Donna Krajicek and 10 granddogs, Miya, Keira, Darius, Maverick, Loki, Lankly, King, Chief, Chloe and Hank.

Joe was preceded in death by his parents, Walston and Thayas Tippie.

Services for Joe will be held at a later date.  Arrangments by Weigel Funeral Home (419.644.3601).


Online expressions of sympathy may be made at www.weigelfuneralhomes.com


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A candle was lit in memory of Joseph Tippie

Melissa Paskiet Jun 1 2020 12:00 AM

I will miss him n his love for animals on facebook.

Peggy Green n Family May 22 2020 12:00 AM

He will not be soon forgotten and will always be a cherished friend to us

Lonnie & Colleen May 22 2020 12:00 AM

I have no words for such a huge loss on earth but rejoice for the even larger gain in heaven. My prayers are with the family at this time. Much love to you all. Your dad was so proud of each of you.

Heidi Pacheco May 22 2020 12:00 AM

You are loved and will be missed by many!

Sandy Roslin Ross May 22 2020 12:00 AM

Joe Joe Joe. Way too soon taken from us. You definitely had your way of doing things. But with everything out there I believe you will be remembered as a good loving father, a brother who was always willing to help his other 4 brothers when needed. And would always put others projects before your own. I Love and miss you so much. I know some day the tears will stop. But my love of a special brother will never end. I am glad you are pain free. And hopefully not smoking any more . RIP Joe

DennisTippie May 22 2020 12:00 AM

Justin and Jenna, we are so sorry for your loss. Joe was a great guy.

kevin and cathy olszewski May 22 2020 12:00 AM

Deepest sympathy to Joe's family. So sorry for your loss.

Tim and Ella Shelley May 21 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Joseph Tippie

Denise Seeley Lucas May 20 2020 12:00 AM