Joe L. Duenez, 78, passed away on Friday, Feb. 10, 2023, at home after a short illness.
He was born on May 23, 1944, in Reynosa, Mexico.
On Oct. 5, 2012, he married Carol Richards in New Paris.
He is survived by his wife: Carol, Walkerton; children: Eric Duenez, Plymouth; Krystal Ort, Lakeville; Tom (Cindi) Myers, Millersburg; Joe Myers, Avilla; Ben (Karen) Myers, Garrett; Alicia Hershberger, Ligonier; and Rick (Ashley) Hershberger, Goshen; sister: Dolores (Eddie) Phillips, Kokomo; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Joe is preceded in death by his parents; foster child: David Stevens; sister: Lupe Duenez; and brother: John Duenez.
Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, Plymouth, is handling arrangements.