Joel was a long-time member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles and was actively involved in the Deer Valley Aerie in Glendale, Ariz. He had a big heart for charity work, specifically any benefiting children or animals. A lover of old cars and musical instrument, he usually had some kind of repair project in the works. Joel was a believer in God and often admired his hand in nature and the world around us.
He is survived by two brothers, James (DeAnn) Klein of Phoenix, Ariz., Regan (Stevie) Klein of Taylors, S.C. and sister-in-law, Cathy Klein of York. He is also survived by five nephews; two nieces; many cousins; countless friends and his cherished cat, Snowy. He was preceded in death by both parents and brother, Lindy Klein.
A Memorial service is scheduled for 10:00 A.M., Saturday, January 19th, 2019 at the First United Methodist Church in York with the Reverend Art Phillips officiating. Private family inurnment will be held in York’s Greenwood Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the York Adopt-A-Pet or to the First United Methodist Church in York. Joel has been cremated so there will be no viewing or visitation.