Joe Allen O'Banion, age 68 of Olivehurst, California passed away on Monday November 8, 2021.
Joe was born on July 11, 1953 in Richmond California to the late Joe Don and Imogene O'Banion. He grew up in El Sobrante where he met his future wife Patti. Joe married Patti on April 28, 1973 in Reno, Nevada. Joe retired as a plant manager at Arctic Glacier Ice after working with the company for 35 years.
Joe was known to have the qualities of his father he was strong willed, stubborn, a very strong minded family man and a great example of what a man should act like.
At the time of his death Joe was working on enjoying life as a retired man. You could find him in the woods hunting, sitting around a poker table, camping, riding trails on his ATV and spending time with friends and family.
Joe was a member of the Arizona SunRiders OHV Club and the California UTV and Quadrunners club. Many miles rode and memories were made with the club members.
Joe is survived by his wife Patti; son Jared(Alison); sisters Deborah and Shelly(Andy); brother Keith; and grandchildren Lexie and Conner.
A memorial will be held Friday November 19, 2021 at 1pm at Sierra View Mortuary.
The family of Joe wish to extend our sincere thanks to everyone for their continued love and suppor