Joel was born Feb. 15, 2002, in Kansas City, Mo.
Survivors include his parents; paternal grandparents, Steve and Kelly Reese, Lawrence, and Darryl and Linda Jenssen, Rossville; maternal grandparents, Lloyd and Cindy Bryant, Eudora, and Jack and DeeDee Johnson, Platte City, Mo.; paternal great-grandparents, Robert and Mary Bryan, Eudora; maternal great-grandmother, Patricia Aiken, Texas; and paternal great-great-grandmother, Lois Bryan, Eudora.
Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home handled arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to www.rumsey-yost.com.