Longtime Falls Church resident Joseph A. Karnis died Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012 in Terre Haute, Indiana. He was 54.
Karnis was born Sept. 3, 1957, in Falls Church. He graduated from George Mason High School.
He was the beloved son of Lenore F. Karnis and John O. Karnis (deceased), and brother of Mark, Paul, Mary, Margaret, Elizabeth, John (deceased), Dorothy and Thomas. He was the loving companion of Susan K. Lockard.
He will be buried in Oakwood Cemetery Sept. 1 at 1 p.m. in a public ceremony.