Joseph R. Army

Last Updated on January 29, 2016 by cassnetwork

armyJoseph R. Army, 56, of Logansport, passed away Monday, January 25, 2016, in Chase Center following a courageous battle with cancer.

Born February 13, 1959, in Logansport, he was the son of the late Joseph Lynn and Joan Lois (Ortman) Army.

On November 27, 1996, in Logansport, he was married to Diane (Hudson) Army, who survives.

Joe had worked as a mechanic with Donato’s Motors. He enjoyed working on small engines and fixing old bikes to give to children in need. Joe especially loved spending time with his own children.

Surviving with his wife are three sons, Bryan, Scotty (wife Mandy), and Nicholas Army; two daughters, Tabbatha Steele (husband Ricky) and Heather Steele, all of Logansport; three brothers, Mike, David and Terry Army; one sister and brother-in-law Debra and Jeff McWherter; and twelve grandchildren including Dakota, Zachary, Malaina and Masion Steele, Kenny and Tiara Denny,and Ethan, Matthew and Hannah Army.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Gary Army.

A funeral service celebrating the life of Joe Army will be held at noon Saturday, January 30th in Fisher Funeral Chapel. Larry Phillips and Kelly Spencer will officiate at the service.

Burial will follow in Mount Hope Cemetery.

Friends will be received from 10 a.m. to noon prior to the service on Saturday.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or Riley Hospital for Children.

You may share condolences in his guestbook and view his video tribute at

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