A Memorial Service will be held at a later date in Glenns Ferry. Cremation was under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel.
John was born on May 18, 1947, in Hanover, Pa., to Lloyd and Dorothy Joseph. He was schooled in Spring Grove, Pa.
John worked as a wood worker and a carpenter.
In 1977 he married Diana M. Snyder in Boise. They moved to Glenns Ferry in 2001.
John enjoyed bartending, wood working, playing pool and visiting with his many friends in Glenns Ferry. He especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, his family said.
John is survived by: his wife, Diana Joseph of Glenns Ferry; his son, Joe Behl and his fiancÚ, Maria Castillo, both of Glenns Ferry; his sister, De Etta and her husband, Tojo Senft of Spring Grove, Pa., and two grand children.
Both of his parents preceded him in death.