ZINK, Joseph "Hoss," Jr., 88, of Dry Fork Road Dillonvale, Ohio, passed away Friday, June 8, 2012, in the Valley Hospice Care Center North in Steubenville, Ohio.
Joe was born April 9, 1924, in Dillonvale, Ohio, son of the late Joseph Koziuk Zink Sr., and Mildred Opat Zink.
Joe was retired from Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Mingo Plant as a welder and was Methodist by faith. He loved the Cleveland Browns and Indians, was a passionate bowler, was a member of the C.S.A. and the Dillonvale American Legion. Joe spent many hours in his garage welding and fixing things for everyone.
Joe served his country in the U.S. Navy during W.W. II.
He was preceded in death by his first wife Mary Braley Zink in 1967 and by his second wife Helen Kankrdlik Zink in 2005.
Surviving is his son, Jim Zink of Mingo Jct.; three daughters, Karen Pensis of Columbus, Sherry Morrison of Dillonvale and Debra (Dave) Klan of Smithfield; twp. step-children, Fern Mallory of Dillonvale and Robert Laurie of Cleveland; his brother, Ed Zink of Owatonna MN.; his sister, Helen Hall of Wintersville; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Burial will be at the convenience of his family. J.E. Foster Funeral Home, Inc., of Smithfield, is in charge of his arrangements. www.jefosterfh.com
Memorial donations may be made to: Kidney Foundation of Ohio, Inc., 2831 Prospect Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115 or American Heart Association National Center, 7272 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, TX 75231.