It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Joseph W. Doyle on Sunday, April 9, 2023 at the age of 86 years. Joe was born September 23, 1936 in Albany, NY to Thomas and Ruth Doyle, both of whom passed when he was very young. He was also preceded in death by his only sibling, a brother, Thomas Doyle.
Joe is survived by his loving children: a son Jason Doyle and his wife Heather, their three children: Andrew Doyle, Reid Doyle and Kelly Greene; a daughter Nadine Odil and her two children: Carly Doyle and Dominic Odil; two great-grandchildren, Autumn Stirgus and Ivy Stirgus; a nephew Michael Doyle and two nieces Nancy Madsen and Kathy Dyer.
In his younger years, Joe attended Vincentian Institute and was an accomplished bowler. Later, he enjoyed snow skiing and golf. He had a passion for education, loved trivia, and cherished conversations with his friends. Joe was an avid animal lover and had many pets who brought him much joy and companionship throughout his life.
Joe was a proud alumnus of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute of Troy, NY, where he received his degree in Chemical Engineering. He went on to have a successful career that took him to many places across the country, including: Maryland, Kansas Colorado, Georgia and New York. He eventually retired from General Electric in Schenectady, NY. After retirement, Joe moved to Kansas City, MO to be closer to his family.
In lieu of flowers, Joe’s family kindly requests that donations be made to your local animal shelter. Joe’s legacy will live on in the lives of those he touched and the memories he shared with them. He will be deeply missed by his family, friends and all who knew him. Memories of Joe and condolences to the family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com