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Joel H. McElwee

July 1, 2017
McElwee, Joel H., age 38 of Franklin, passed away on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at the Atrium Medical Center. He was born on October 7, 1978 in Dayton. Joel was an IT Professional for over 20 years and is currently employed by Premier Health Partners. He graduated from Valley View High School Class of 1997, and Sinclair with a degree in Fine Arts; he was a member of 4-H and was on the Ohio State Poultry Judging Team. Joel also enjoyed being involved with many car clubs including being the Past President of Scikotics and was passionately involved with Horrorhound/Cosplay Convention Groups. Preceded in death by his maternal grandparents William & Alma O’Brien, paternal grandparents Howard L. & Elizabeth A. “Libby” McElwee and Joyce Atkinson. He is survived by his loving wife Sarah (Estepp) McElwee, parents Daniel H. & Patricia (O’Brien) McElwee, son John Matthew Sparks, his sister Joy Focht (James), 2 nephews  Owen & Charles Focht, niece Ava Focht, mother-in-law Lisa Sherman (Mark), father-in-law Steven Estepp (Gerri), aunt Anne Tully (Kirby), uncle Dave McElwee (Christi), cousin Shauna Ord (Sean), best friend Rob Johnson, 3 fur babies Letty, Diesel & Casper, as well as other family members and many friends. A memorial services will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at the SWART & WOLFE FUNERAL HOME, West Carrollton. The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. until the time of service on Thursday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Chihuahua Rescue & Transport, Inc. Midwest Region, CRT P O Box 2844, Durham, NC 27715 in Joel's memory. www.swartandwolfefuneralhome.com.


 Service Information

Visitation
Thursday
July 13, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Swart & Wolfe Funeral Home
207 E. Central Ave
West Carrollton, OH 45449

Memorial Service
Thursday
July 13, 2017

7:00 PM
Swart & Wolfe Funeral Home
207 E. Central Ave
West Carrollton, OH 45449


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