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Joseph "Joe" Richard Hottinger

October 15, 1983 ~ July 28, 2017 (age 33)

Joseph “Joe” Richard Hottinger, 33, full of Life, Love and Laughter, of Parker City, IN passed away unexpectedly, July 28, 2017, from a motorcycle accident. He was born October 15, 1983 in Muncie, Indiana the son of Jim (Hotdog) and Jeanne (Oliver) Hottinger. He was a 2002 graduate of Monroe Central High School.

He was the owner and operator of HD Farms and HD Repair. He was a member of the Farmland American Legion Post 353 in Farmland, IN. He loved everything fast and loud…boats, tractors, trucks and his Harley. He enjoyed spending his time farming, hunting, fishing and boating. He loved his two labs, Bo and Gus. Most of all he loved his family, friends, employees and his farming community. He lived life to the fullest.

He leaves to cherish his memory, his parents; love of his life, Danielle Ervin; daughters, Maleigh, Aberee and 3rd daughter due in November; sister, Jessica Braun (husband, Ryan); Nephews, Roman, Rhody and Rigley Braun; Grandmother, Betty Oliver; Uncles, Jay Oliver and Van Ewing; Aunts, Joette Talley (husband, Uncle Joel); cousins, Hope, Nicole, Tyler, Justin, Jason and Jon. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Richard Oliver; fraternal grandparents, Joseph and Thelma Hottinger; and an aunt, Sandra Ewing.

A celebration of life will be 10 am Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at Thornburg Memorial Chapel of Parker City, IN. Burial will follow in Gardens of Memory Cemetery of Muncie, IN. Family and friends may gather to share and remember from 4 to 8 pm Tuesday, August 1st, at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed at

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