Joseph Alan Mahan


Joseph Alan Mahan, 50, of Hillsboro, passed away on Sunday, March 29, 2020, at Miami Valley Hospital.

Joe was born in Fairfax, Virginia on Dec. 6, 1969, the son of the late Samuel Mahan and Helen Walton of Hillsboro.

Joe was also preceded by his stepfather, Carl S. Walton, and both sets of grandparents.

Joe was a graduate from Hillsboro High School and received a degree in business from Southern State Community College. He sold real estate for several years then opened Bon Appetit Gourmet Shoppe in 2012. He was the president of the Hillsboro Uptown Business Association (HUBA) for many years and organized the annual Christmas Parade during those years. He was on the board of the Visitor’s Bureau and City Planning Commission, secretary of the Liberty Lions Club and was involved in a lot of other community activities. He was a member of Masonic Lodge #38, Liberty Lions Club, Eagles Club #1161 and Hillsboro Eastern Star #441.

Besides his mother, Joe is survived by his two sons, Johnathan (Emily) Mahan and William Mahan; daughter, Elizabeth Mahan; grandson, Braxton Alan (to be born in May); brother, Chris (Lisa) Mahan; sister, Alicia (Brandon) Miller; and the mother of his children, Melissa Mahan.He also leaves behind five stepdaughters from a previous marriage, Faith N. Pullin, Samantha Morganson, Tori Lamke, Cheyanne (Billy) Gray and Kaytlynn Miller; four stepgranddaughters, Paiton, Alexis and Natalee Pullin and Braelynn Hopper; and several aunts, uncles, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.

A celebration of life will be held on Sunday April 3 from 2-4 p.m. at the Back Room Paradise, 6174 Miller Lane, Hillsboro, Ohio 45133.

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