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Joseph Steiner

October 5, 1991 — January 25, 2023

Joseph Daniel Steiner, 31, of Rockford, OH, passed away on January 25, 2023 from a motor vehicle accident after spending 10 days in the ICU.

Born on October 5, 1991, to parents Daniel and Shirley (Isbell) Steiner, also of Rockford,

Joe was an incredibly creative person. He graduated from Ohio State University Lima with an Associate Degree in Art and Minor in Mythology. From a young age, he spent his free time creating fantastical universes for table top gaming. He would share these campaigns with his friends and wife, his high school sweetheart.

Joe loved spending time with his dog, Cavall, and was never shy about going on an adventure. He was a caring and thoughtful husband, son, uncle, and friend who was well loved.

Joe is survived by his wife, Rebecca Fox Steiner, who is the daughter of Mike and Nikki (Sapp) Fox of Rockford, and his parents, Daniel and Shirley.

He is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Eugene and Mary (Enyart) Steiner, and his maternal grandparents, Elvie and Mozell (Davis) Isbell.

As his last selfless act, Joe chose to give the gift of life to many through tissue donation.

In accordance to Joe's final wishes, there will be no funeral planned.

Preferred memorials in Joseph's memory may be sent to The AbleGamers Center on Inclusive Play, 179 E. Burr Blvd., Suite Q, Kearneysville, WV 25430. ( ).

Online condolences can be sent to

Arrangements have been entrusted to Ketcham Ripley Funeral Home, 111 W. First Street, Rockford, OH 45882.

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