Joseph Lester Barbachyn
02/13/1956 - 09/28/2021
Obituary For Joseph Lester Barbachyn
Joseph Lester Barbachyn of White Cloud, Michigan (formerly of Cedar Springs), age 65, passed away unexpectedly doing what he enjoyed cutting wood on his property on Tuesday, September 28, 2021. He was born to Raymond and Irma (Punches) Barbachyn on February 13, 1956, in Grand Rapids, MI. Joe was a proud veteran of the United States Army. He enjoyed hunting, cutting wood, riding dirt bikes, and being outdoors. Papa Joe especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and family. He is survived by his loving children, Jason Barbachyn and Jodi (Wes) VanderLind; adored grandchildren, Khloe, Kamryn, Korbin, Olivia, Saydie, Wade, and Jace; special grandchild, Bristol; and siblings, Darlene (Victor) Varnagatas, Pamela (Marty) Ray, Debra (Ted) VanOs, and Randy (Doris) Brummel. Joe was preceded in death by both parents, Raymond and Irma. There will be a time of public visitation from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 3, 2021, at Hessel-Cheslek Funeral Home, 88 E. Division Street, Sparta, MI 49345. The funeral service will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, October 4, 2021, at Hessel-Cheslek Funeral Home, 88 E. Division Street, Sparta, MI 49345. In lieu of flowers and a memorial contribution, please spend some time with your family and make sure they know you love them.
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I so enjoyed working with Joe at KCRC, he was one I always looked forward to seeing, he brighten the day. I am so very sorry, my thoughts and prayers are with family and friends during this time, may you find some comfort in the love and memories of a life well lived
My thoughts and prayers are sent to all who knew Joey as you cope with his loss. So sorry. Tammi (Punches) Harvey
So sorry for your family's loss, thoughts and prayers for all concerned. Tim and Cheryl Grimwood
I'm so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
So sorry from Ray Punches and Susie
Jason & Jodi, I'm so sorry for your loss. He always had a smile & waved whenever he drove by. Shelly Wood & Joel Daigneault
Jason & Jodi, words cannot express correctly just much your Dad meant to me. I'm so sorry for your loss. Keep those happy memories close by.
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