Cover photo for Joseph A. Early's Obituary
Joseph A. Early Profile Photo

Joseph A. Early

June 1, 1945 — March 8, 2021

Joseph A. Early

Joseph A. Early, 75, passed away on March 5, 2021. He was born June 1, 1945 in Akron to the late Leonard and Danica Early. He retired from Firestone Tire & Rubber and was a member of the Akron Club of the Deaf and the Canton Silent Club. He enjoyed fishing on Lake Erie and bowling, including membership in the National Bowling Hall of Fame.

Joseph was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Linda; sons, Bernard (Rebekkah) Early, Joseph (Vanessa) Early, and Kimball (Mandy) Early; sister, Joyce Marino; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and close childhood friends, Dave Herbert and Ron Eldridge.

The family gives special thanks to Mary Frase for her loving care of Dad.

The family will greet friends for a time of remembrance at Bacher Funeral Home, 3326 Manchester Rd., Akron, Ohio 44319 on Saturday, March 13, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Inurnment in Clinton, IL.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Joseph A. Early, please visit our flower store.

Past Services


Saturday, March 13, 2021

9:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Bacher-Moore Funeral Home - Portage Lakes

3326 Manchester Road, Akron, OH 44319

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 4

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree