J.E. (John Edgar) Joyner was welcomed into the kingdom of heaven on November 10, 2017 in Tarboro, NC. He was 90 years old.
Mr. Joyner was born June 15, 1927 in Wilson County. He graduated from West Edgecombe High School in 1946. He was a well-respected business man in Tarboro, NC for over 45 years. After retiring from the business world, he began a furniture building hobby that filled his home and the homes of his daughters with many beautiful and unique pieces of furniture.
Mr. Joyner loved people and enjoyed talking with everyone he met. Always a kind and caring person, he continually put the needs of others before his own. Being a man of strong faith, he believed in the power and strength of Jesus Christ’s love and the beauty and peace that would be waiting for him when he joined his savior.
Mr. Joyner is survived by his wife of 71 years, Ruth; his daughters, Jo Ann (Mike) Turner and Deborah (Rod) Medlin; his grandchildren, Dennis (Shannon) and John (Nydia) Hoard; seven great-grandchildren; and his brother, Harvey (Hilda) Joyner. He was preceded in death by his parents; and five siblings.
A memorial service will be held at St. James Methodist Church on Monday, November 13, 2017 at 1:30pm, with visitation with the family following the service.
Memorial donations may be made to St. James Methodist Church at 211 E. St. James St., Tarboro, NC 27886 or to the Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 96011,
Washington, D.C. 20090.
Arrangements are by Carlisle Funeral Home, Inc., of Tarboro. Online condolences may be directed to the family by visiting www.carlislefuneralhome.com.
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Mrs. Joyner, Debbie and JoAnn. My thoughts are prayers are with you all.
Submitted by Naomi Coker on Nov 13 2017 06:31:48 PM
Jo Ann, Debbie and Mrs. Joyner, I am so sorry to learn of Mr. Joyner's death. Please accept our prayers and thoughts during this sad time. Kathy, Sandra and Norma Brown
Submitted by Kathy Brown Hodge on Nov 13 2017 10:33:12 AM
To the family, I am so sorry for your loss. During this sad time, may the God of all comfort sustain you through the love and prayers of family and friends (2 Corinthians 1:3,4). Take care.
Submitted by Melva on Nov 13 2017 09:21:55 AM
Debbie and family, So sorry to hear about your loss. Lifting your family in prayer. Keep all the wonderful memories close to your heart at this sad time.
Sally Fleming Moncure
Submitted by Sally Fleming Moncure on Nov 12 2017 03:42:38 PM
To Ruth and Family,
I have known your Family all of my life. Life-long Friends are a rarity today! I want you to know how much your Friendship has meant to me over the years, and How much I care for all of you! J.E. will surely be missed!
You have all of our love and prayers.
May Jesus give you peace in the many wonderful memories we all share!
Carla Weaver Brogden & Grant Brogden
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Ruth, Jo Ann & Debbie, our thoughts & prayers are with you during this time of sorrow. We will always cherish the times we spent with J.E. & family during all the years. He was a very special Uncle" to us both. Sonny & Alice Morris
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