Joseph E. Ives, Jr. (Poopie) son of the late Joseph Ives and Effie M. Ives was born August 26, 1967 In San Diego, California at Balboa Naval Hospital.
Joe accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior at Bayview Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Rev. Timothy J. Winters.
Joe received his education in the San Diego Unified School District. He attended Fulton Elementary, and O’Farrell Jr. High School. He graduated from Morse High School and he attended two years at San Diego City College.
Joe loved playing football, baseball, basketball, and track. He played Pop Warner Football (Skyline) throughout his childhood. He also Loved hanging out with his family and friend.
Joe met and married Shelly Ives and to that union two children were born, Michael and Monique Ives.
Joe was employed with Tender Greens from 2013 until his passing. On Tuesday, October 9, 2018, Joe went to be home with the Lord.
Joe was preceded in death by his father Joseph Ives, Sr. and sister Vernetta Hicks.
Joe leaves to cherish his memory; wife Shelly Ives; son Michael; daughter Monique; mother Effie M. Ives; two brothers Gregory Day and Reginald Ives; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. He also leaves his co-workers at Tender Greens, and many friends to mourn his passing.