Joseph David Bettinghouse age 85, of Ionia, passed away Wednesday, July 19, 2023 at SKLD Nursing Home in Ionia. He was born November 18, 1937, in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Sandra August 14, 2021, son Ken Bettinghouse, brothers in law Brian Scott Stowell, Ned Keller and Jerry Fell and his sister in law Jackie Stowell. Joseph married Sandra Stowell in Bradenton, Florida on December 18, 2000. They traveled extensively throughout the United States hauling travel trailers. Joseph is survived by his children Jeffrey Anway of Ionia, Kevin (Kari) Bettinghouse of Ionia and Laura (Gary) Harper of Texas; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; sister Sharon Fell of Portland; Sandy’s siblings Sue (Bill) Bussell Carol Keller, Rance Stowell and Denny (Cindy) Stowell. Joseph was blessed with a large loving family and lived a long adventurous life and to quote the song lyrics from Dancing In the Sky “I hope the angels know what they have.” Graveside Memorial Services will be NOON, Saturday, July 29, 2023 at Greenop Cemetery (Orleans Cemetery) officiated by Pastor James Floyd. There will be a luncheon at the Shiloh Community Church immediately following the service. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions in Joseph’s name be made to the Shiloh Community Church. Arrangements are by the Marshall Funeral Home, Greenville, with complete obituary online at www.marshallfuneralhomeinc.com where you can leave a message of condolence for the family.