Born on December 17, 1962 in Lansing, MI, the son of the late James Peter and Elaine(Zarka) Rashid, went to meet the Lord in Heaven on Thursday, November 14, 2012. Joe was a graduate of Lansing Catholic Central and studied history at Michigan State University. He enjoyed working at the family business, Metro Bowl for many years. Joe had a passion for athletics and served as a volunteer football coach at Waverly High School. He was also a member of St. Gerard Parish. He enjoyed spending time with his family and touched so many lives. He was a gentle soul. Joe was preceded in death by his father, James Peter and his grandparents, Mary and Iasar Zarka and Nora and Peter Rashid. He is survived by his mother, Elaine, brothers: Dr. Michael (Lela) Rashid, Edward Rashid and sister Mary (Robert) Gallegos, and loving niece Roya Rashid, nephews, Jacob and Benjamin Rashid and Isaac Gallegos. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday, November 17,2012 at 12:30PM at St. Gerard Catholic Church with Rev. Fr. John Klein as celebrant. Rite of committal will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. Visitation is Friday, 2-4 & 6-8PM at the Palmer Bush & Jensen Family Funeral Homes, Delta Chapel, 6020 W. Saginaw, where the Rosary will be prayed at 7:00PM. Visitation continues Saturday at the church beginning at 11:30AM. Condolences can be made at www.palmerbush.com.