Joseph C. Downing

WARREN – Joseph C. Downing, 85, died Thursday, April 17, 2014, at his home.

He was born Feb. 7, 1929, in Greene, the son of Charles and Electa Hitchcock Downing.

Joseph was the owner of Uncle Joe’s Lounge, and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.

Survivors include his wife, Gail Downing of Warren; a daughter, Karen Sullivan of Niles; a son, Joseph Downing Jr. of Niles; a sister, Grace Davis of Warren; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Susan Downing, and seven brothers and sisters.

Services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at Carl W. Hall Funeral Home, where friends may visit from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday.