He was born Feb. 3, 1924, in Cory, as the son of William Grover and Susie Zenor Joslin.
Following graduation from high school, he joined the United States Army and served in the U.S. Army during World War II with the 644th Anti-aircraft Artillery Machine Gun Battery until his Honorable Discharge Jan. 8, 1946.
He married Geneva Pauline Snyder on Aug. 29, 1953.
He was employed for 18 years at Commercial Solvents and then he worked at CBS in Terre Haute until his retirement.
He enjoyed woodworking projects, hunting, fishing and mushroom hunting. He was a 60-year member of Riley Masonic Lodge No. 390 F.&A.M. and American Legion Post No. 2.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Charles L. "Sam" Joslin, sisters Doris M. Morgan and Ruth P. Lowe, sister-in-law Fern Joslin, brothers-in-law Dale Morgan and Francis Lowe and nephew John D. Morgan.
He is survived by his wife Pauline Joslin, daughter Tara Ann Lane and husband Rick, son Wm. Kent Joslin and wife Jill, grandchildren Renee Joslin, Wm. Eric Joslin, step-grandchildren Seth and Beth Hoffman, Case Hofmann and Afton Sisk, great-granddaughter Ella Grace Hoffman, many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and many close friends.
Moore Funeral Home was chosen to provide cremation services.
Visitation with the family will be 1-3 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 16, at the funeral home.
A memorial service with a Masonic Memorial Service will be Saturday at 3 p.m., with Rev. Bill Price officiating. Private burial of the urn of ashes will be scheduled at a later date.
Should friends so desire, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Cancer Society, 705 Putnam St., Terre Haute, 47802.
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