Joel Roger Hoppe, 67, of Crestview, Florida passed away on Monday, June 8, 2020.
He was born in Coudersport, PA to Frederick James and Josephine Ramaz Andaya Hoppe on November 25, 1952. He grew up in the Galeton, Pennsylvania area but moved to Florida in 1996.
He is survived by his daughter, Rebecca; brothers, Bernard, Manuel, Max, Clayton and Carl; sisters, Esther, Diana, Melody and Carolyn; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Joel was a lifelong mechanic, welder and antique car supporter. He was well known in the neighborhood as the "Go To" guy to fix anything. One of his many accomplishments was his part in repairing all the major bridges from Pensacola to Panama City.
He will be dearly missed by all his family and friends.
Published in The Crestview News Bulletin on Jun. 20, 2020.