Edward  Joseph Jr.


NEWPORT, Ark. - Edward Charles Joseph Jr., 75, of Newport departed this life on Friday, July 19, 2019. He was born in Greenwood, Miss,, on Jan. 4, 1944, the son of late Edward Charles Joseph Sr. and Myrtle Mullins Steel. Mr. Joseph spent countless hours in his tool shed, enjoyed working around in the yard, but above all, he loved spending time with his family. Ed was a Respiratory Therapist for over 40 years and an avid Mississippi State Bulldog fan.
He was preceded in death by his parents; Edward Charles Joseph Sr. and Myrtle Mullins Steele, one son, Tony Joseph; three brothers: Jerry Joseph, Charles Joseph, and Jack Love.
He is survived by his wife of 34 years; Reba Joseph of the home, two sons, Edward Charles Joseph III of McKinney, Texas, Michael Ware (Sarah) of Jonesboro; daughter; Marla Monet Sohns (Terry) of Grand Prairie, Texas; one brother; Frederick Joseph (Tinna) of Cleveland, Miss.; two sisters; Delia Ann Joseph, and Doris Joseph both of Greenwood, Miss; five grandchildren: Ryland Ware, and Gracelyn Ware both of Jonesboro, Kaitlyn Stogner of Grand Prairie, Texas, Savannah Sohns of Grand Prairie, Texas, Bailey Turner of St. Augustine, Fla., and one great-granddaughter; Lilah Stogner of Grand Prairie, Texas.
Memorial services will be 10 a.m. Monday, July 22, at Dillinger Chapel.
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Published on July 22, 2019
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