BOOTJACK - Joseph T. Obermeyer, 80, a resident of Bootjack, passed away at his home on Sunday August 19, 2012.
He was born on September 29, 1931, in Cincinnati, Ohio, a son of the late Elmer and Lois (Paddack) Obermeyer. He graduated from Purcell High School in 1949 and later from Xavier University in 1953 both in Cincinnati, Ohio. After receiving his education he served as a 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was honorably discharged in 1955.
On July 22, 1961, he was married to the former Barbara Bail.
Joseph worked for Natorp's Landscape Co. in Cincinnati as a supervisor of the landscaping division until his retirement in 1994.
His family was the love of his life and enjoyed spending time with them at his home in Bootjack and his home in Cincinnati. He enjoyed water skiing, downhill skiing and bird watching.
Preceding him in death were his parents and a brother Elmer Obermeyer.
He was a member of the Church of the Nativity in Cincinnati.
Surviving are his wife Barbara; sons, Truman Obermeyer Jr. of Calumet, and Bill (Sheila) Obermeyer of Cincinnati, Ohio; Daughter, Julie (Steve) Conarroe of Cincinnati, Ohio; Grandchildren, Victoria Obermeyer, Claire, Matthew and William Conarroe; two brothers, John (Sylvia) Obermeyer of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Richard (Ruth) Obermeyer of South Carolina; sister-in-law, Jeanne Obermeyer of Florida.
A Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated on Wednesday August 22, 2012, at 11 a.m. in the Sacred Heart Church in Calumet with Fr. Abraham Mupparathara to officiate.
Friends may call at Sacred Heart Church from 10:30 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday.
The Erickson Crowley Funeral Home in Calumet is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences can be left for the family at ericksoncrowley. com.
Burial will be in the Gates of Heaven Cemetery in Cincinnati, Ohio.
In lieu of other expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Saint Vincent DePaul Society.