Joseph Jay Damyen, age 55, of Vista, California, passed away July 1, 2021 in Vista.
Memorial services will be held 11:00 A.M. Friday, August 6th at Gladfelter-Roetker Funeral Home with Rev. Duane Kaufman officiating. Interment will be in Oakwood Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Joe was born January 21, 1966 in Ottawa, Illinois, a son of John N. “Jack” and Sharon Lee (Meyer) Damyen. Surviving are his mother, Sharon of Ottawa; siblings, Kayla (Brent) Zaccagnini, Karla Hellman and David (Sue) Damyen and John (Sue) Damyen all of Ottawa; several nieces and nephews; and his canine companion, Ginger. He was preceded in death by his father.
Joe graduated from Ottawa Township High School in 1984 and moved to California where he was employed as a production supervisor for a metal fabrication company. He loved camping and anything to do with the ocean such as scuba diving and deep-sea fishing. He dearly loved his family and had a love for the many rescue dogs he adopted.
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