Joseph was born on April 18, 1933 and passed away on Friday, April 14, 2017. Joseph was a resident of North Carolina at the time of passing. Joseph was married to Vivian. Funeral services will be held Tuesday April 18 2017 at 1:30 P.M. at Dudley Memorial Chapel with his brother-in-law Ernest Bowman officiating. Interment will follow at Grandview Memory Gardens with nephews and family friends serving as pallbearers. Friends may visit with the family on Tuesday at the funeral home from 1:00 P.M. until the hour of service.