Thomas E. Joseph, 77, passed away on, September 14, 2022. He was born on March 31, 1945, in Akron, Ohio. Thomas graduated from South High School, class of 1963. Following graduation he served in the U.S. Army, during the Vietnam war. He worked for 8 years at Firestone Tire and Rubber before enrolling in the University of Akron where he received his BA degree in accounting. Thomas had a 40-year career in the insurance business. In his spare time, he loved reading and studying, he was also an avid sports fan.
He is preceded in death by; parents, Benjamin and Viney Mae Joseph; sisters, Bernadette McKinney and Pearl Joseph; brothers, Benjamin Joseph Jr., and Rudolph Bailey (Sonny).
He is survived by; sons, Troy Joseph, Eric Joseph, Thomas Joseph Jr. and Jarvis Joseph; daughter, Gabrielle Joseph; grandchildren, Chelsie Joseph, Eden and Micah Joseph; sister, Beverly and a host of nieces and nephews.
A memorial Service will be held at 12:30 P.M. on Friday, October 28, 2022, at Sommerville Funeral Services, 1695 Diagonal Rd, Akron, OH 44320, Pastor Bernard Lawson officiating. Burial with military honors will take place at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.
Condolences can be sent to Sommerville Funeral Services.