July 10, 1922 - December 22, 2017
Emerson Joe Nohe, 95, long time resident of Kent, Ohio and St Cloud Florida passed on December 22, 2017, at Brookdale Assisted Living in Melbourne, FL. Joe was born in Belleville, WV to Dock and Ora Nohe on July 10, 1922. Joe left WV with $3.00 in his pocket which he borrowed from his Brother-in-law Lloyd Rawson to come to Ravenna, OH. In 1945 Joe enlisted in the US Maritime Service Brooklyn NY. In 1946 the Army called and Joe was stationed in Whittier, Alaska and was the only man they trusted to use the fork lift to unload the caskets off the returning ships in WWII. Joe was discharged March 23, 1948, he married his long time girlfriend Martha V Watkins on August 5, 1948, and they moved to Akron, Oh to start their life together. Daughter Linda was born in Akron and when Linda was four they packed everything up and moved to Ontario, CA. After 18 months they moved to Kent, OH where he was half owner of Bill & Mike’s Towing Frame & Wheel Alignments. Joe owned Brittian’s Wheel Alignment and Towing in Ravenna, OH, after he sold the business he worked for the Sate Highway retiring in 1985. Upon retiring they bought a home in St Cloud, FL and returned to Ohio in summer. Joe and Martha took square dance lessons and belonged to Square Dance Clubs in FL and OH. Member of the St Cloud Garden Club. They had many friends that they played cards with sometimes every night of the week. Joe loved garage sales and fixing the treasures that he bought. Joe could fix or craft anything and his motto was “you never put off what you could do today until tomorrow”. Joe believed that a man should work hard and live a clean life. He certainly made his mark. We all learned from him and will miss him. Joe is preceded in death by his parents, Dock and Ora, wife Martha, Sisters Margie Rawson (Lloyd), Lena Pifer (Everett) Brothers, Ronald, Jack, and Ovie Nohe. Joe is survived by his daughter Linda Moore McBride (Jim), two Grandchildren Douglas Moore (Alysha) and Melissa Blazek (Josh) and Grandchildren Mackenzie and Mason Blazek, Colton and Rilley Moore Celebration of Life will be held in summer for Joe and Martha Nohe in West Virginia. Arrangements are by Fisk Funeral Home where condolences and memories maybe shared at WWW.FISKFH.COM.
Emerson Joe Nohe, 95, long time resident of Kent, Ohio and St Cloud Florida passed on December 22, 2017, at Brookdale Assisted Living in Melbourne, FL. Joe was born in Belleville, WV to Dock and Ora Nohe on July 10, 1922. Joe left WV with... View Obituary & Service Information
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