2008-05-03 / Obituaries

Joseph William Keith Rupe

Joseph William Keith Rupe, 42, passed away Monday, April 21, 2008, at FairfieldMedical Center.

Joseph was born in Columbus, on May 2, 1965, to the late Danny and Georgia Kline Logan. Joseph was a national-known gamer who perfected his gaming skills playing and testing versions of the game World of Warcraft.

Joseph is survived by his wife, Melody Placencio Rupe of Baltimore; children, Breanna and Logan Rupe of the home; two brothers, Dusty Evans of Baltimore and Raymond Rupe of Vinton County; great-aunt, Janice Evans of Baltimore; great-uncle, Joseph Evans of Columbus; two aunts, Toni Burzine of Columbus and Cheryl Coleman of Vinton County; an uncle, Timothy Coleman of Dayton; cousins, Michael Evans, Jeff Evans, Doug Evans and Betty Evans, all of Cleveland Tenn.; and several nieces and nephews.

Joseph was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Joseph Rupe Jr.; and a sister, Georgia Ann Rupe.

Services were April 26, 2008, at Johnson-Smith Funeral Home, Baltimore, with Bishop Dan Janke officiating. A caring cremation followed.

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