Joseph “Joey” Frances Brest of Sharon found peace at 12:42 a.m. Wednesday (12-11-13) in the emergency room of Sharon Regional Health System after a sudden illness. He was 45.
Joey was born in Farrell on Feb. 5, 1968, a son to William W. and Mary M. Porterfield Brest.
A 1986 graduate of Sharon High School, he enjoyed writing poetry and music. He was very proud to have won first place for his work in a contest he had entered.
He is survived by his mother, Mary Foy; his father, William; and his sister, Faithann M. Kephart, all Sharon; his brothers, William W. Brest II and his wife Holly, Sharon; and Joshua Brest, Texas; and his nieces and nephews.
Contributions can be made to his family in care of Briceland Funeral Service, P.O. Box 551, Brookfield, 44403.
1x Briceland funeral home (330)509-3135
Joseph “Joey” Frances, 45, of Sharon.
Calling hours: None
Service: Memorial service at 7 p.m. Tuesday (12-17-13) in First United Methodist Church, Sharon.
Arrangements by BRICELAND FUNERAL SERVICE, 379 State Route 7 S.E., Brookfield.