In Memory of a Loving Husband and Father Joseph L Zentmyer Jr., was born September 4, 1939 In Darby, PA. He passed away peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, January 17, 2017, surrounded by family. Joseph spent the majority of his life dedicated to community service. In his younger years he served in the U.S. Air Force. He was a life member of the Essington Fire Company where he rose to the rank of Fire Chief. Just as his father before him, he served as Tinicum Township Fire Marshal. In his retired years he served as a member of the Buxton N.C. Fire Department. He is survived by his loving wife Elizabeth (Libby); Sons: Paul, Scott, Joe III; Grandchildren : Dawn, Rebecca, Rachel, Scott (Alex), Cheryl Ann, Brandon, Emily, Casey, Joe IV (deceased); and Great Grandchildren : Katelyn, Logan. There will be no viewing or funeral.