Joseph Edward Kulin, Jr., 45, of New Holland, Ohio died Friday, February 10, 2017.

Joe was born November 16, 1971, in Steubenville, Ohio to Joseph Edward and Arlene Dee Zekas Kulin.  He was a graduate of Catholic Central High School in Steubenville and Franklin University in Columbus.  He moved to the New Holland community in 2011, from Lewis Center, Ohio.

He was currently serving as the New Holland Village Administrator.

Joe was a member of the New Holland United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Anthony Kulin; his grandparents, John and Alice Zekas and Joseph and Edith Kulin and an aunt, Georgette Kulin.

Joe is survived by his wife, the former Heather Amanda Linder whom he married July 27, 2002; four children, Kiersten, Kamille, Keegan and Kellan Kulin; his mother and step father, Arlene and George Felsoci of Steubenville; his father and step-mother, Joseph and Stephanie Kulin of Follansbee, WV; a brother, Michael Kulin and his friend, Emily, and nephews, Nick and Jack Kulin, all of Canal Winchester; mother-in-law, Christy Dunlap; father-in-law Monty (Laura) Linder, all of Washington Court House; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Tracy Linder of Kettering, Steve and Halie Dunlap of Washington Court House, Matt and Ashley Ooten of Bloomingburg and Joe Ooten of Washington Court House.

The funeral will be Wednesday, February 15, 2017; at 11 a.m. at the New Holland United Methodist Church with the Rev. Brian Dunham, pastor at the church, officiating.  Burial will follow in the New Holland Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in New Holland Tuesday from 4-8 p.m.

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  • Margie says:

    Arlene and family
    I’m so sorry for your loss and keeping you in our prayers.

  • Katrina and Stacey Self says:

    Dearest Heather, im so sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers are with you and your beautiful babies….

  • Janelle Bowshier says:

    Heather, our hearts are breaking for you and your sweet children. So very sorry.

  • Daniel Sweeney says:

    Michael and family,

    I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my prayers.

  • Chuck and Tina Elliott says:

    Joe and family, our sincere condolences on your loss. Prayers to you and your family.

  • Susan Stuckey says:

    My sincere sympathies to both families. Heather , my continuing prayers are with you and your little ones. God bless you all .

  • Ray and Candice Merkle says:

    Joe and Steph. We are so sorry for your loss. Prayers and condolences. Ray and Candice

  • James Hranek says:

    Joe was my best friend in high school. I’m sad to hear this news. He was always full of energy, happy, funny, sarcastic In a hilarious way. He always got a kick out of my Dad when he would use the word dungarees instead of saying pants. We used to play basketball in Fallensbee Park when we were bored or didn’t want to do homework. He was in my architecture class for three years. That class was like a holiday away from the other classes. Joe always brought my spirits up when I was feeling down and pretty sure we never had an argument. He will be abundantly missed. I will never forget you Joe Cool, Rest In Peace.