Joseph 'Joey' Austin Nolder II

March 19, 1968 ~ May 20, 2020 (age 52)


Joseph Austin "Joey" Nolder II, 52, of New Albany, Indiana, passed away on Wednesday, May 20, 2020. He was a 1986 graduate of Sandusky High School, where his athletic ability earned him a scholarship to play football for the University of Louisville. Joey loved being out on the water fishing and also mowing the grass. He was a foodie at heart, enjoyed cooking, and going on long joy rides. Joey had a commanding presence, a welcoming personality, and a contagious bellowing laugh. He was always on the lookout for the "ones."

He was born on March 19, 1968, in Sandusky, Ohio, to the late Jerold and Jean (Lawhon) Nolder, whom he loved deeply. Joey is survived by his daughters, Savannah and Mallory Nolder; sisters, Denise McClure, Janine Nolder, Lisa Nolder, Teresa Ortolani, and Jerralina Shafrath (William); aunt, Patty Barone (Mario); Savannah's mother, Donna Parham (Jeff); Mallory's mother, Misty Hess; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.

Preceded in death by his parents, Jean M. (Lawhon) Nolder, Jerold Joseph Nolder; paternal grandparents, Joseph Austin Nolder II, Harriet (Grohs) Nolder; maternal grandmother, Marie (Bartlett) Lawhon.

Joey's wishes were to be cremated.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday morning, August 7, 2020 at 10:00 AM at Holy Angels Catholic Church, 428 Tiffin Ave, Sandusky.  Fr. Zachary Brown officiating.  He will then be laid to rest with his parents at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Sandusky.

Contributions in Joey's memory may be made to the Support for Joseph Nolder's Family - Go Fund Me account or to Holy Angels Catholic Church, 428 Tiffin Avenue, Sandusky, OH 44870.

Arrangements entrusted to David F. Koch Funeral & Cremation Services, 520 Columbus Ave, Sandusky.  Your memories and words of comfort may be shared with Joey’s family at

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