March 29, 1929 - July 27, 2021
Joseph Frank Stavely, age 92 of Cambridge, passed away on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at his home. He was born on March 29, 1929 in Jacksonville, Florida, a son of the late Eddie Stavely and Nellie Irene (Smith) Stavely. Mr. Stavely was a 1947 graduate of Cambridge High School. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 1948 and spent 5 years in Japan as a cost accountant. He also played basketball for the Air Force while in Japan. Joe was Baptist by faith and had worked at NCR, RCA and E.G. Smith. He was a member of the Cambridge V.F.W. Post 2901. He enjoyed fast pitch softball and pitched until he was over 70 years old. He loved golfing and bowling and was an avid fan of the Ohio State Buckeyes. A favorite pastime of Joe’s was sitting on his tractor mowing the grass. Joe is survived by: his wife of 67 years, Joyce Ann (Kackley) Stavely, they were married on January 4, 1954; their three daughters, Debbie (Juan) Realme of Blacklick, Sherry Smith of Cambridge and Shelly (Troy) Cale of Cambridge; five grandchildren, Eric (Vanessa) Neuhart of Blacklick, Craig Neuhart of Texas, Michael (Mindy) Smith of New Concord, Angela (Johnny) Varwig of Kentucky and Dr. Natalee Noche (Justin) of Ashley, Ohio, whom he was her number one fan; seven great- grandchildren; one great- great- grandson; a sister-in-law Esther Kackley of Florida; several nieces and nephews; and many near and dear close friends. He is preceded in death by: a brother Eddie Lee (Doris) Stavely; a sister Marjorie (Glenn) Kendall; a brother-in-law Willmus “Will” Kackley; his mother-in-law Marie Kackley; and two nieces, Sandy Withers and Sue Voorhies. Visitation will be at Bundy-Law Funeral Home on Saturday, July 31, 2021 from 2 to 5 pm with a service to be held at 5 pm. Joe’s grandson Eric Neuhart will perform the service. Military Honors will be performed after the service by the Guernsey County Veterans Council. Burial will take place at a later date at Northwood Cemetery. Joe’s online guest book may be viewed and signed at www.bundy-lawfuneralhome.com.
Joseph Frank Stavely, age 92 of Cambridge, passed away on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at his home. He was born on March 29, 1929 in Jacksonville, Florida, a son of the late Eddie Stavely and Nellie Irene (Smith) Stavely. Mr. Stavely was a... View Obituary & Service Information
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