Edward Charles Joseph Jr.

Edward Charles Joseph Jr., 75, of Newport departed this life on Friday, July 19, 2019.  He was born in Greenwood, Mississippi, on January 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, TX, Michael Ware and wife Sarah of Jonesboro, daughter; Marla Monet Sohns and husband Terry of Grand Prairie, TX, one brother; Frederick Joseph and wife Tinna of Cleveland, MS, two sisters; Delia Ann Joseph, and Doris Joseph both of Greenwood, MS, five grandchildren; Ryland Ware, and Gracelyn Ware both of Jonesboro, Kaitlyn Stogner of Grand Prairie, TX, Savannah Sohns of Grand Prairie, TX, Bailey Turner of St. Augustine, FL, and one great granddaughter; Lilah Stogner of Grand Prairie, TX.

Memorial services were at 10 a.m. Monday, July 22, at  Dillinger Chapel.

Arrangements provided by Dillinger Funeral Home.