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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Debbie and Joyner family
so sorry for your loss. Your dad was such fine man. I remember the year that he help take the UMYF group to Duke and him working at Brinson Chev. with my father -in-law Craig Harrell. You all are in my prayers.
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Ruth, Jo Ann and Debbie. My prayers and thoughts are with you all. JE was a kind
and caring man. He will deeply be missed by all who knew him. God bless you all in the coming months. Know that he is in a better place.
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Debbie please accept my deepest condolences on the loss of your dad. I firmly believe God accepted him with open arms for all the good deeds he did while here on earth.
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