Joseph A. Hoiles, "Smokin' Joe", 59, of Navarre, passed away on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at Aultman Hospital. He was born in Canton on January 8, 1959 to the late William and Evelyn Hoiles and was a 1978 graduate of Canton McKinley High School. Joe was an accomplished musician, playing both guitar and harmonica. He was a member of Living Hope Christian Fellowship, where he played in the church band. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing. Joe was a very likable person and he loved his family deeply. He was employed in the flooring industry for 26 years, the last six years at Barrington Carpet and Flooring Design. Joe will be deeply missed and never forgotten.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Steven P. Hoiles and his sister, Mary Sue Hoiles.
He leaves his loving wife of 25 years, Linda Hoiles; step son, Christopher Szakacs; grandchildren, Kiley and Natalie Szakacs; siblings, Greg (Debbie) Hoiles, Joan (Leigh) Dengate and William Hoiles and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 2-3pm at Grace United Church of Christ, 2300 Cleveland Ave. NW Canton, OH 44709. A Celebration of Life will be held at 3pm at the church, followed by a benefit from 4-8pm also at the church. The Reed Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Please visit www.reedfuneralhome.com to send condolences.