Joel is survived by his father and step-mother, Merle and Terri Cradick of York; brother, Doug (Candee) Cradick of York; sister, Becky (Clay) Stodieck of York; step-brothers, Daryl Hale of Beaver Crossing, NE and Melvin (Diane Hall) Hale of Crete, NE; step-grandmother, Leota Heiden of Superior, NE; and special friend, Tanita Taylor of York. He is also survived by nieces; nephews; aunts; uncles; and many friends. He was preceded in death by his mother; infant sister, Debbie; grandparents; and a nephew.
Joel has been cremated with a private family service. Memorials may be directed to the family for later designation.