Joseph B. Paul Jr. Funeral Service

We can offer traditional funeral services and cremations that allow you to save money and receive the highest quality funeral service possible. We explain all the options that are available to you, then allow you to make your own decisions. Our experience and training allow us to help replace confusion with calm, doubts with certainty, and questions with answers. Our unique approach to funeral and memorial services allows families to celebrate the lives of their loved ones in a variety of different ways. We invite you to combine our services with your own ideas to create a memorable service for your loved one.

We understand that this area needs an affordable funeral provider. With over 40 years of experience our goal is to offer each family we serve the most compassionate, caring, service without creating a financial burden during their time of need. If you have already placed funds in a pre-arranged funeral plan and would like to use Joseph B. Paul Funeral Director Licensee, those funds can be transferred to us at the time of death.

Please feel free to call us for any questions or concerns that you may have. We will be glad to talk with you in person or by phone at your convenience.


Our Obituaries

Eddie Dennis Rose

August 2, 1952 - April 6, 2022

Edward Dennis Rose, age 69, a resident of Belhaven, passed away Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at Vidant-Beaufort Hospital. Eddie was born to the late James Dare Rose Sr. and Mary Elizabeth "Lib" (Pugh) Rose in Belhaven, NC on August 2, 1952. He was a simple man with a simple plan. Along with his parents, Eddie is preceded in death by his brother: Anthony "Tony" Neal Rose, sister: Teresa...
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Timothy Darrell Boseman

June 25, 1968 - April 1, 2022

Timothy "PaPa" Darrell Boseman, age 53, a resident of Chocowinity, passed away on Friday, April 1, 2022, at his home surrounded by his loving family after a long and courageous battle with cancer. A graveside service will be held at the Edwards Cemetery, 10:00am Thursday April 7, 2022 with Pastor Tim Whealton officiating. Tim was born in New Jersey on June 25, 1968, to the late Brooks and...
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Phoebe Ann Jones

September 1, 1945 - March 26, 2022

Phoebe Ann Jones, age 76, a resident of New Bern, NC passed away on Tuesday March 26, 2022 at the Carolina East Medical Center in New Bern, NC. A graveside service will be held at the Bridgeton Cemetery on Half Moon Road in Bridgeton, NC on Saturday April 9, 2022 at 1:00 pm with Pastor Chuck Holton officiating. An open viewing will be held on Friday April 8, 2022, at the Joseph B. Paul Jr....
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Ernest Armstead Sheppard

January 19, 1947 - March 24, 2022

Ernest Armstead Sheppard, Jr. age 75, a resident of Washington, NC died Thursday March 24, 2022 at his home. A private celebration of life will be held at a later date for family and close friends Ernest was born in Beaufort County on January 19, 1947 to the late Ernest Armstead Sheppard, Sr. and Emily Elizabeth Woolard. Ernest was a retired lineman foreman with the City of Washington...
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Albert Roy Read , Jr.

April 14, 1931 - March 19, 2022

Albert Roy Read Jr., age 90, a resident of Washington, NC passed away on  March 19, 2022 at his residence in the arms of his loving wife Sylvia. He was born on April 14, 1931 in Brooklyn, NY.   Albert worked as a truck driver for many years, but his passion was painting.  He was a simple man who enjoyed simple things and led a simple life that he filled with love. Along with his...
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Lee Martel Brown

May 31, 1950 - March 17, 2022

Lee Martel Brown age 71, a resident of Bath, NC passed away Thursday, March 17, 2022. No services are scheduled at this time. Joseph B. Paul, Jr. Funeral Service is honored to serve the Brown family.
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Kristofer "Kris" Koley Selby

April 3, 1981 - March 14, 2022

Kristofer "Kris" Koley Selby, age 40, a resident of Bath, NC died Monday March 14, 2022. A memorial service will be held 3:00, Sunday, March 2022 at Pinetown Missionary Baptist Church, 263 Long Ridge Road, Pinetown with Rev Greg Bell officiating. He is survived by his mother: Michele Selby of Bath, NC; his father: Howard Selby of Pinetown, NC; one son: Neil Ryan, one sister: Shanita Moore...
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José Antonio Ramírez Bañuelos

March 19, 1983 - March 11, 2022

José Antonio Ramírez Bañuelos , age 38, a resident of Washington, NC and formally from Tomatlán Veracruz, Mexico, passed away on Friday, March 11, 2022 at his residence. Memorial services will be held on Monday March 28, 2022 at 4:00PM at Joseph B. Paul, Jr. Funeral Service of Washington, NC with Pastor Johnny Jones officiating. Joseph B. Paul Jr. Funeral Service Washington Funeral &...
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William Bill Cutler

December 14, 1944 - March 8, 2022

William Asa "Bill" Cutler, a resident of Bath, North Carolina passed away Tuesday, March 8, 2022. A graveside service will be held 11:00 am, Friday, March 11,2022 at Pamlico Memorial Gardens. A visitation will be held Friday, March 11,2022 from 6-7 p.m. at Harvest Church 2020 W 15th St, Washington NC 27889 with a service to follow starting at 7 p.m. The family will receive friends at the home...
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David Evan Landing

March 15, 1995 - March 7, 2022

David Evan Landing, age 26 of Washington, passed away on March 7, 2022 in Inwood, WV. He was born on March 15, 1995 to David and Regina Landing. Following high school Evan began his career as a heavy equipment operator. Currently he was employed by IGS in West Virginia. Evan loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing and riding off road. He loved his family, friends and his dogs. He was...
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Vivian Keech

October 16, 1943 - March 7, 2022

Vivian Lee Keech passed away at River Trace Nursing and Rehabilitation on Monday, March 7, 2022 at 2:20 pm. A visitation will be held 2:00 pm, Saturday, March 12, 2022 at Joseph B. Paul, Jr Funeral Service. Vivian was born October 16, 1943 to the late Doris Walker and Louis Walker in Accomack County, Virginia. She was a wonderful wife and mother. She was a hard worker at home and away. She and...
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Rosmarie E. Buzby

March 15, 1938 - March 5, 2022

Rosmarie E. Buzby, age 83, a resident of Washington, NC , passed away Saturday March 5, 2022, at the Ridgewood Rehabilitation & Living Center. She was born in East Berlin on March 15, 1938 to the late Helmuht and Elizabeth Blauert and led a life that movies are made of. Rosmarie escaped Communist East Berlin as a teenager where her life changed forever. In her twenties, she met and married...
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Scottie Mckinley Banks

May 6, 1973 - March 4, 2022

Scottie M. Banks, 48, a resident of Winterville, NC passed away Friday, March 4, 2022. He was preceded in death by his father Floyd Banks, and a sister: Bonnie B. Martinez. He is survived by his mother Linda Banks, his other sister Tammy Banks, and his son Mason Leicht. A memorial service to celebrate Scottie's life will be held 11:00 am, Saturday, March 19, 2022 at Oakdale Cemetery. ...
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Kenneth Darrel Boyd

January 19, 1947 - March 3, 2022

Kenneth Darrel Boyd passed away peacefully in Vidant Beaufort Hospital on March 3rd, 2022, around 11 pm. He spent the day surrounded by his family and closest friends. A funeral service will be held 2:00 pm, Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at Joseph B. Paul, Jr. Funeral Service. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1:00 pm until the funeral hour at the funeral home. Born on...
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Melanie Ball

October 22, 1955 - March 2, 2022

Melanie Joan Ball, age 66, a resident of Washington, passed away on Wednesday March 2, 2022 at the Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC. Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 7, 2022, 11:00 am at the Joseph B. Paul Jr. Funeral Service Chapel, with Pastor Gary Bateman officiating and the burial to take place immediately following at the Oakdale Cemetery. A visitation will be...
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Jean Perry Bell

February 23, 1949 - February 27, 2022

On February 27, 2022, Jean Perry Bell, 73, the most amazing wife, mother, mother-in-law and Nana, passed away. She left those behind longing for more time with her but comforted by the unforgettable memories of all of our time together. Her smile always lit up the room, her unconditional love never wavered, and her sweet nature was unmatched by anyone. She was a true blessing to everyone that...
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Rowland Leonard Greenwald, Jr.

July 12, 1942 - February 25, 2022

Rowland Leonard Greenwald Jr., age 79, a resident of Ayden, NC passed away on Friday, February 25, 2022 in the comfort of his home. He was born on July 12, 1942 to the late Rowland and Dorothy (Watson) Greenwald in Lumberton, NJ. A graduate of the criminal justice program at Dartmouth College, Rowland became a police officer, police sergeant, and K-9 officer with over 22 years of service. ...
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Grover Harold Sawyer, Jr.

February 7, 1943 - February 24, 2022

Grover H Sawyer Jr., age 79, died Thursday, February 24, surrounded by his friends and family. He was born in Lawton, Oklahoma to Harold and Minnie Sawyer. They moved to Washington, NC a year or two later and Grover grew up there. He graduated from Washington High School in 1961. He then attended East Carolina University and enlisted in the navy, serving in the Naval Reserves for seven years...
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Donnie Lynn Cutler, Sr.

June 9, 1950 - February 23, 2022

Donnie L. Cutler Sr., of the Free Union Church Road community passed away on Wednesday February 23, 2022. Donnie was born on June 9th, 1950, to James and Mary Cutler in the Terra Ceia community of Pantego. He attended and graduated from Pantego High School. After school he tried out several paths in life from handcrafting custom wood furniture to working with his older brother on the farm....
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Joyce Beacham Hales

July 12, 1940 - February 23, 2022

Joyce Beacham Hales, a resident of Ayden, NC passed away at her home surrounded by family and friends on Wednesday, February 23. She was outgoing, with a big family and a big heart. She had a quick-tongue and was not afraid to use it to speak her mind. She was straightforward and didn't mince words. Joyce was like a mother to everyone and the word "stranger" was never a part of her vocabulary...
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Judy Harris

February 23, 2022

Judy Ann, age 77, passed away peacefully on February 23, 2022 at Sacred Ground Hospice House in Knoxville, TN. Judy was a lifelong resident of Beaufort County, a graduate of Bath High School and Beaufort County Technical Institute. Judy worked over 40 years as a licensed Practical Nurse and retired from River Trace Nursing Center. She was a U.S. Army Veteran having worked at Walter Reed Hospital...
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Olin Midgette

July 6, 1944 - February 21, 2022

Olin Midgette, age 77, a resident of Plymouth, passed away on Monday, February 21, 2022 at Vidant Beaufort Hospital. He was born on July 6, 1944 in Long Acre, NC to the late Artis and Lula (Cutler) Midgette. Along with his parents, Artis was preceded in death by his son, Jeffery Midgette, sister, Joyce Midgette, and brother, Norman Midgette. Artis is survived by his wife Hazel; two...
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Grey Bryan Kornegay, Jr.

March 11, 1946 - February 21, 2022

Grey "Bryan" Kornegay Jr., age 75, a resident of Washington, NC passed away on Monday, February 21, 2022 at Vidant Beaufort Hospital. Bryan was born on March 11, 1946 to the late Dr. Grey Bryan Kornegay Sr. and Dorothy (Reich) Kornegay. He obtained his bachelor's degree from Millikin University in Decatur Illinois and retired as a manager after 42 years of employment for Sears, Roebuck and Co...
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Jessica Carmen Mason

January 14, 1987 - February 18, 2022

Jessica Carmen Mason, age 35, a former resident of Washington, NC, passed away on Friday, February 18, 2022 at the Vidant Medical Center. She was born January 14, 1987 to Stephen and Sarah (Waters) Mason in Beaufort County. Jessica is survived by her four children: Byron Burris, Krysten Burris, Coston Cox and Cade Cox. Her untimely passing has left many bills and four young children to...
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Tina Louise Fryman

August 14, 1958 - February 17, 2022

Tina Louise Fryman, age 63, a resident of Aurora, NC passed away Thursday, February 17, 2022. No services are scheduled at this time. Joseph B. Paul, Jr. Funeral Service is honored to serve the Fryman family.
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Joseph Daniel White

October 15, 1947 - February 16, 2022

Joseph Daniel White, age 74, a resident of Sneads Ferry, NC, and a former resident of Dunn and Apex, NC passed away at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC on February 16, 2022. He is preceded in death by his mother and father Margaret Keel and George B. White.  He is survived by his wife of four decades, Yvonne, along with their three daughters: Melissa Tyndall, Tabatha Jones, and...
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Martha Cara Robbins

February 22, 1953 - February 16, 2022

Martha Cara Robbins, of Yeatesville, passed away on Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. The funeral service will be held Saturday at 11:00 at Woodard's Pond Church of Christ. Visitation will be held Friday 6:00 to 8:00 at Joseph B. Paul Funeral Services in Washington. Private interment will be held at a later date. Martha was born February 22, 1953 in...
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James Wendel Taylor

August 12, 1986 - February 15, 2022

James Wendel "Winn Dixie" Taylor, age 35, a resident of Bear Grass, NC passed away at his home on Tuesday, February 15, 2022. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, February 26, 2022 at 2:00pm at The Mission of Hope Group Church. The family will receive friends at the church immediately following the service. James was born on August 12, 1986 in Takoma Park, Maryland the son of...
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Doris Wimbley

July 24, 1931 - February 12, 2022

Doris Wimbley, 90, a resident of Washington, NC passed away on Saturday, February 12, 2022. No services will be held at this time. Joseph B. Paul, Jr. Funeral Service is honored to assist the Wimbley family.
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Betty Lou Sutton

March 6, 1942 - February 11, 2022

Betty Lou Sutton, 79, a resident of Village Circle in Washington, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 11, 2022, surrounded by her loved ones She was born March 6, 1942 in Beaufort County to the late Albert and Lucy Alligood and married the love of her life, Lindsay Sutton, on February 7, 1959. Betty worked as an assembler for over 20 years and retired from Bonnie Products.  Betty...
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Leonard O'Brien Windley

September 13, 1932 - February 8, 2022

Leonard "Pop" O'Brien Windley, age 89, a resident of Pinetown, NC, passed away on Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at Vidant Inpatient Hospice of Greenville. A visitation will be held Saturday, February 12, 2022, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm at Joseph B. Paul Jr. Funeral Service with a graveside service following at 2:30 pm at the Everett's Community Cemetery with Minister Dennis Davis officiating. Pallbearers...
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Austin Lee Asby

December 2, 1991 - February 6, 2022

Austin Lee Asby, age 30, a resident of Bath, NC passed away Sunday, February 6, 2022. He was born on December 2, 1991 to Larry Asby and Karen Ryan in Greenville, NC. Austin lived life to the fullest. He made sure to take advantage of life every day and left no stone unturned. He was known for two different careers in his life, commercial fishing and working in the log woods. Austin enjoyed...
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Sylvia Diane Edwards

February 2, 1958 - February 5, 2022

Sylvia D. Edwards, a resident of Washington, NC passed away at Vidant Medical Center just a few short days after her sixty-fourth birthday, on February 5, 2022. She was born in Washington County to the late John Carroll Williams Jr. and Lois J. Manseau-Williams in February of 1958. Sylvia was a warm and out-going woman. She loved nothing more than haggling and trade back-and-forths at the...
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Peggy Jean Stinson

August 24, 1952 - February 5, 2022

Peggy Jean Stinson, age 69, a resident of Washington, NC died Saturday, February 5, 2022 at her residence. She was born August 24, 1952 to the late Margaret Beacham Dudley and Gary Bunting in Beaufort County, NC. A visitation will be held from 6:30 pm until 8:30 pm Friday, February 11, 2022 at Joseph B. Paul, Jr. Funeral Service. She was devoted to her husband, children, grandchildren,...
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Ma'Lanie Rae'Lynn Blount

November 20, 2020 - January 30, 2022

Ma'Lanie Rae'Lynn Blount, aged 14 months, gained her angel wings on January 30, 2022. Ma'Lanie was born in Durham, NC. She was a resident of Farmville, NC. She is survived by her mother Brianna Jones and partner Kayla, father Dishon Blount, her Mimi and Pa Jessica and BJ Holland, Pawpaw Raven Jones, Grammy Brittnay Lipford, several great-Grandparents, a great-great Grandmother, numerous...
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Arlene Carol Ramsden

August 28, 1939 - January 28, 2022

Arlene Carol Ramsden (nee Westrich) passed from this life to the next on January 28, 2022 in Greenville, NC. Arlene was the beloved wife to her husband, Stanley S. Ramsden, Sr., for nearly 63 years. They resided in Washington, NC, after retiring from Long Island, NY, twenty-six years ago. Being a mother and taking care of her family was the priority of Arlene's life. Her three children, their...
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JoAnne Watters

July 13, 1951 - January 27, 2022

JoAnne Watters, a resident of Washington, NC passed away at age 70 in Vidant Beaufort Hospital on January 27, 2022. JoAnne was a sweet soul. She loved everyone she met and was Ma Jo to her son's friends and many others. She had many faithful furry friends over the years. Her favorites were Ginger, Charlie Brown and most recently, Bailey. JoAnne enjoyed crocheting, making jewelry and...
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Janice Faye Roberson

June 18, 1951 - January 25, 2022

Janice Faye Roberson, age 70, a resident of Pinetown, NC, passed away Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at Vidant-Chowan Hospital. She was born in Norfolk, VA on June 18, 1951 to the late Walter and Edna (Dickerson) Whittington. Janice is survived by her son: Johnny Dail; a brother: Gary Lee (Jackie) Boyd and and her longtime friend Marie T. Boyd. Along with her parents Janice was preceded...
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James "Gubby" Jefferson

January 18, 2001 - January 21, 2022

James Gabriel "Gubby" Lee Jefferson, age 21, a resident of Washington passed away unexpectedly on Friday, January 21, 2022. He was born in Raleigh, NC on January 18, 2001, to Gregory and Kimberly Jefferson in Raleigh, NC as the youngest of five children. James "Gubby" was the brightest light in the room. His presence was always felt by those who had the privilege of sharing time and space with...
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Sonia Fiscus

July 24, 1950 - January 18, 2022

Sonia Maria Fiscus, age 71, a resident of Stokes, NC, passed away on Tuesday, January 18,2022 after a courageous battle with cancer. Sonia was born on July 24, 1950 in Brazil to the late Oskar Pihno and Odilia Soares Pihno. She was a woman of many talents, earning her degree as a Register Nurse. Later, she opted for a change, attending culinary school, and opening her own tea house (Tea...
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James Richard Diehl

January 14, 1947 - January 17, 2022

James Richard Diehl, 75 of Washington, NC passed away on Monday January 17, 2022. He was born on January 14, 1947,in Butler, Pennsylvania to the late Philip John Diehl and Mary Martha Johns Diehl. Jim grew up in Baltimore, Ohio where he played football and played in the band after an injury. He then transferred his senior year and was in the class of 1965 at Lancaster High School, Lancaster,...
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Jewel Taylor Elks

April 10, 1953 - January 17, 2022

"If love was gold, she would have been the richest person in the world." Jewel Taylor Elks, age 68, a resident of Vanceboro NC, passed away Monday, January 17, 2022. A visitation will be held Thursday, January 20, 2022, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm at Joseph B. Paul Jr. Funeral Service with a graveside service following at 3:30 pm at Pamlico Memorial Gardens. Jewel was born on April 10, 1953, in...
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Scot Thomas Radcliff

August 5, 1970 - January 16, 2022

Mr. Scot Thomas Radcliff, a resident of Pantego, NC passed away Sunday January 16th, 2022 after sustaining injuries in a motor vehicle accident. Visitation will be held at Joseph B. Paul Jr. Funeral Home in Washington on Tuesday January 18th 2022 from 6:00pm until 8:00pm. Graveside services will be held at Yeatsville Community Cemetery on Wednesday January 19th 2022 at 1:30pm. Mr. Radcliff...
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Gene Timothy Squires, Sr.

July 24, 1952 - January 16, 2022

Gene Timothy Squires Sr., 69, a resident of Chocowinity, passed away on January 16, 2022 at Vidant Beaufort Hospital in Washington, NC. He was born on July 24, 1952 to Willy and Irene (Ballew) Woolard. He was preceded in death by his mother and father as well as his wife Caroline Reagan Squires; a son: Robert Lee Squires; and a brother: Patrick W. Squires. Gene is survived by a son...
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Calvin Waters

December 12, 1945 - January 15, 2022

William Calvin Waters, age 76, a resident of Pinetown NC, passed away Saturday, January 15, 2022. An open public viewing will be held Wednesday, January 19, 2022 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm at Joseph B. Paul Jr. Funeral Service. A graveside funeral service will be held Thursday, January 20, 2022 noon, at the Boyd Family Cemetery, Long Ridge Rd., Pinetown.  Calvin was born on December 12,...
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Victoria Lee Respass

May 16, 1982 - January 15, 2022

Our beloved sister Victoria Respass (Tori) has been freed from her earthy limitations and has been made whole again. She was a graduate of Washington High School. Anyone who knew her loved her and she left a deep impression in anyone's path she crossed. Tori enjoyed participating in, and winning ribbons at the Special Olympics, and going to the jamboree. Jewelry was her thing, and you never...
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Wilber Gene Alligood

February 10, 1943 - January 15, 2022

Wilber Gene Alligood, 78, a resident of Washington NC, passed away on January 15, 2022 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC. He was born on February 10, 1943 to the late Leon and Nellie Alligood. He worked as a salesman at Sears-Roebuck for a decade before going to work for himself in the 1970's. He was self-employed for over forty years doing farm maintenance. He was preceded in...
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Roberto Loya-Sanchez

September 1, 1961 - January 13, 2022

Roberto "Julio" Loya- Sanchez, age 60, a resident of Belhaven, NC passed away Thursday, January 13, 2022 at Vidant Medical Center. He was born September 1, 1961 to Robert and Agripina Loya-Sanchez in Chihuahua, Mexico. Throughout Robert's life, he traveled many places and had many careers, finally settling in Eastern North Carolina as a commercial fisherman. He loved cooking and gardening, but...
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James Edward Humphrey

August 31, 1936 - January 13, 2022

James Edward Humphrey, age 85, a resident of Bath, NC, passed away at his home Thursday, January 13, 2022. He was born August 31, 1936 in Marion County, Kentucky to the late Gilbert and Lula (Byrd) Humphrey. Jim was preceded in death by his mother and father; a sister: Anna Margaret (Humphrey) Elliott; and three brothers: Virgil, Harold, and Tommy Humphrey. He is survived by his wife...
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Dexter Reason

November 3, 1947 - January 12, 2022

Dexter Reason, age 74, a resident of Washington, NC passed away Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at his residence. He was born November 3, 1947 in Washington County, NC to the late Lena Baker Reason and Samuel Reason. A celebration of life service will be held 4:30 pm, Saturday, January 15, 2022 at Joseph B. Paul, Jr. Funeral Service with Pastor Gerald Corbin officiating. Dexter was a loving...
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Maurice "Murphy" Murphy

July 20, 1958 - January 9, 2022

Mr. Maurice "Murphy" Alan Murphy, 63, of Washington, passed away Sunday, January 9, 2022, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC. He was born in Kinston, NC, the son of Colliage and Revena Murphy. He married the love of his life, best friend, and soul mate, Cathy Sutton Murphy, on December 22, 1990. Murphy's work ethic was second to none. He was an employee of Nutrien for 13 years as a...
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Debra Marie Smith (Woodall)

November 26, 1962 - January 7, 2022

Debra Marie Smith, age 59, a resident of Grantsboro NC, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, January 6, 2022 at her mother's home. She was born on November 26, 1962, to Mitchell and Barbara (Owens) Nipper in Okeechobee, Fl. Along with her parents, Debra was preceded in death by her husband Jessie (Goonie) Smith, Jr. and her brother, Brian Nipper. Debra is survived by two daughters,...
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Judy Elaine Hardison

March 16, 1957 - January 7, 2022

Judy Elaine Hardison, age 64, a resident of Blounts Creek, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, January. 7, 2022, at the Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 15, 2022, 1:00 pm at Joseph B. Paul Jr. Funeral Service with J.T. Edwards officiating. Burial will follow at the Edwards Cemetery in Chocowinity, NC. A visitation will be held...
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Johnny May

April 27, 1952 - January 6, 2022

Johnny "Pete" May, 69 of Washington passed away at his home on surrounded by family on Thursday, January 6, 2022. A celebration of life service will be held 11:00 am, Saturday, January 8, 2022 at Winds of Change Church, Bath, NC. He was born in Pitt County on April 27, 1952 to the late Lloyd and Lula May at Greenville, NC. He was the owner of May's Glass Service of Grifton and Washington. Pete...
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Virgie Jarvis Elks

May 2, 1955 - January 5, 2022

Virgie Ruth Elks, 66, a resident of Belhaven, NC passed away on January 6, 2022 at Vidant Medical in Greenville, NC. VIrgie was born May 2,1955 to Carrie Elizabeth Paul and Latham "Dick" Jarvis Jr. She graduated from John A. Wilkinson High School in Belhaven in 1973 then worked at Blue Channel with her father. Later, she found her calling working as a supervisor in telecommunications for the...
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Donna Vann

April 23, 1965 - January 5, 2022

Donna Lynn Vann, age 56, a resident of Washington, NC passed away on Wednesday, January 5, 2022. She was born on April 23, 1965 to Marcus and Sylvia (Mizelle) Dixon in Norfolk, VA. Donna worked as a Nursing Assistant. She was preceded in death by a mother: Patricia Diane Dixon; a father: Marcus Gene Dixon; and a Husband to whom she was married for 38 years: Jesse Ray Vann. Donna...
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Roger S. Woolard

August 10, 1964 - January 2, 2022

Roger Steven Woolard, 57, of Foxfire Village and formerly Washington, NC, passed peacefully surrounded by his family and friends at Moore Regional Hospital on Sunday Jan. 2nd. Born in Virginia Beach, VA, he was the son of Peggy Hollis Woolard and the late John Cotton Woolard. Roger's family returned to Washington, NC when he was 6 years old and he graduated from Bath High School, class of...
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William Worthington

February 21, 1941 - December 30, 2021

William Richard Worthington, age 80, a resident of Bath, NC passed away Thursday, December 30, 2021 at Autumnfield Nursing Home. A private graveside service will be held 4:00 pm, Friday December 31, 2021 at St. Clairs Church of Christ and the service will be officiated by Craig Hagen. Mr. Worthington was born February 21, 1941 to the late Samuel David Worthington and Mittie Kathleen Bowen. On...
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Lawrence Rowe, Jr.

August 23, 1950 - December 29, 2021

Lawrence Rowe Jr., age 71, a resident of Belhaven, passed away Wednesday December 29, 2021 at Vidant-Beaufort Hospital. Arrangements are pending at this time. Joseph B. Paul Jr. Funeral Service is honored to be assisting the Rowe family.
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Janie Pruitt Bell

May 20, 1977 - December 25, 2021

Janie Pruitt Bell, age 44, of Stokes, NC, passed away Saturday, December 25, 2021 as the result of a tragic motor vehicle accident. A memorial service will be held in the chapel of Joseph B. Paul Jr. Funeral Service at 2:00pm on Monday January 3, 2022. Janie is survived by her husband David Bell, parents; Tommy (Kathy) Pruitt of Greenville and Diane (Chris) Griffin of Elm City, children;...
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Janice J. Buck

May 7, 1950 - December 17, 2021

Janice Jefferson Buck, 71 years of age, passed away on Friday, December 17th, 2021 at Vidant Beaufort Hospital. Janice was born on May 7th, 1950 in Chocowinity, North Carolina. Janice married Danny Raeford Buck on November 10th, 1965, and served her country through her devotion to her husband, who served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Her greatest pleasure was caring for...
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Mary Woolard

October 15, 1944 - December 16, 2021

Mary Elizabeth Woolard, age 77 a resident of Chocowinity, North Carolina passed away Thursday, December 16, 2021. She was born October 15, 1944 to the late Herbert and Cassie Woolard. A graveside service will be held 2:00 pm, Monday, December 20, 2021 at Pamlico Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Monday, December 20, 2021 from 12:30 pm until 1:45 pm at Joseph B. Paul, Jr....
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Rebecca Moore

May 14, 1983 - December 13, 2021

Rebecca Moore, age 38, a resident of Washington, NC died Monday, December 13, 2021. A visitation will be held Monday, December 20, 2021 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Joseph B. Paul, Jr. Washington Funeral & Cremation. She is survived by her husband, Jimmie Moore of Washington, NC; her mother: Holly Elizabeth Mason of Washington, NC; one daughter: Coraleigh Elizabeth Moore and husband...
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Barbara Gail Pantaleo

July 7, 1952 - December 12, 2021

Barbara Gail Pantaleo, age 69, a resident of Greenville, NC died Sunday, December 12, 2021 at Vidant Medical Center. A private celebration of life will be held at a later date. Barbara was born in Beaufort County on July 7, 1952 the daughter of the late Noah Elasister Boyd and Myrtle Carrow. She was known for having a big heart and was always helping anyone in need. She was quite the...
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Charles Chuck Wieland, Jr.

February 18, 1945 - December 10, 2021

Charles (Chuck) Wieland, 76 years of age went to be with the Lord on December 10, 2021. Chuck was a resident of Blounts Creek for 12 years. He is preceded in death by his father Charles, Sr., mother Marie, sister Marjorie and brother George. Chuck was self employed and owner of Chuck's Printing and Blueline Services located in Glen Burnie, MD for 38 years. He moved to Western, MD where he...
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Dawne Williams

June 18, 1969 - December 9, 2021

Dawne "Michelle" Williams, age 52, of Alliance, NC passed away on December 9th, 2021. She is survived by her parents Charles (Georgia) Williams of Alliance and Wilma (Rex) Carawan of Merritt; Siblings Charlie Williams, Ginny Owens, Dennis Williams, Nettie Jones, Amy Wilson, and Doug Martin; Children Dale Woolard, Ryan Woolard and Jessica Edwards; Grandchildren Mariah, Brian, Richard, Hailey,...
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Stacey Thalmann

June 3, 1948 - December 6, 2021

Stacey Ann Thalmann, age 73, a resident of Washington, North Carolina passed away Monday, December 6, 2021. She was born on June 3, 1948 to the late Edward and Anita Kathryn (Foote) Thalmann. Along with her parents, Stacey was preceded in death by her son, Alexander "Alex" Thalmann, and her brother Edward Deforest Thalmann. Stacey is survived by her, two nieces, Katherine Thalmann Smith...
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Carnie Lyn Rowe

November 3, 1953 - December 4, 2021

Carnie Lyn Cordon Rowe, age 68, a resident of Belhaven, passed away Saturday, December 4, 2021, at Vidant Medical Center. A Celebration of life service will be held at Joseph B. Paul Jr. Funeral Service Washington Funeral & Cremation Chapel on Friday, December 10, 2021 at 1:00 PM. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 12:00 PM until the service hour. Burial will follow at...
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James Alford Wilkins

May 15, 1935 - December 3, 2021

Captain James Alford Wilkins, age 86, a resident of Belhaven, NC (Pamlico Beach Community) died December 3, 2021 at Ridgewood Rehab and Living Center. Services are incomplete and will be announced at a later date. Joseph B. Paul Jr. and Washington Funeral & Cremation are honored to serve the Wilkins family.
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David Jerome Luchkiw

March 19, 1958 - December 1, 2021

David Jerome Luchkiw, a life-long resident of Butler County, Pennsylvania, passed away at Vidant Beaufort Hospital December, 1, 2021.  No services are planned at this time.  Joseph B. Paul Jr. Washington Funeral & Cremation are honored to serve the Luchkiw family. 
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Evelyn Adams Brewer

January 27, 1945 - December 1, 2021

Evelyn Adams Brewer age 76, a resident of Washington, NC died Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at Vidant Beaufort Hospital. The family will have a private family service at a later date. Joseph B. Paul, Jr. Washington Funeral & Cremation is honored to serve the Brewer family.
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Carol Ann Hill

December 17, 1955 - November 27, 2021

Carol Ann Hill, age 66, a resident of Aurora, passed away Saturday, November 27, 2021 at the Vidant-Beaufort Hospital. She was born to Earl C. Kelly Jr. and Alice Kelly (Wilcox) in the little state of Rhode Island on December 17, 1955. Carol was a homemaker who found pure joy in the simplest things in life; penny candy, an east coast sunset, and spending time with family and loved ones. ...
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Robert Lee Squires

September 21, 1973 - November 26, 2021

Mr. Squires was born September 21, 1973, to Betty Sprouse Russ and Gene Timothy Squires. Robert attended Northside High School through the ninth grade.  Once he became of age to obtain his CDL license, he began driving 18 wheelers. He worked as a long-distance truck driver for most of his adult life.  He had a love for a Kenworth 18-wheeler and was happiest behind the wheel hauling loads all...
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Charlotte Goeller

September 30, 1939 - November 25, 2021

Charlotte Goeller, age 82, a resident of Chocowinity, NC, passed away Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021, at Legacy Memory Care at Kinston. No services are being planned at this time. Mrs. Goeller was born in Romania on September 30, 1939, the daughter of the late Leopold Ross and Christine Rehmann-Ross. She spent most of her adult life in Chicago, Illinois and lived in North Carolina for the last...
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Lyman Sheppard, Jr.

November 11, 1936 - November 23, 2021

Lyman H. Sheppard, Jr. age 85, a resident of Washington, NC. …To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord… On November 23, 2021 Lyman arrived to his new heavenly home, seeing his Lord & Savior face to face ready to praise God throughout eternity. Lyman was born November 11, 1936, and grew up in Washington, NC. He graduated from Washington High School in 1957. He grew up...
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Joseph John Laurie

April 8, 1956 - November 21, 2021

Joseph John Laurie, a resident of Aurora NC passed away in his home on November 21, 2021. The family will have a private service at a later date. Joseph B Paul Jr. and Washington Funeral & Cremation are proud to serve the Laurie Family.
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Robin Timothy Banks

March 18, 1959 - November 21, 2021

Robin Timothy Banks, 62, of Washington, passed away on Sunday, November 21, 2021 surrounded by his family. Robin was born on March 18, 1959 in Beaufort County; and has remained a Beaufort County resident the majority of his life. Robin was a kind, caring, loving and supportive husband, father, grandfather, brother, and father figure to others. Robin was preceded in death by his wife of 40 years...
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Bobby Lee Johnson

June 26, 1972 - November 20, 2021

Bobby Lee Johnson, age 49, a resident of Winston Salem, passed away November 20, 2021. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00PM on Saturday December 4, 2021, at the College Park Baptist Church, 1701 Polo Rd. Winston-Salem, NC 27106. The service will be officiated by Pastor Ramon Smith. A Celebration of Life graveside service will be held at 2:00PM on Monday December 6, 2021, at the...
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Ricky Thomas Thurman

March 19, 1956 - November 20, 2021

Ricky Thomas Thurman, a resident of Washington, NC passed away at Vidant Inpatient Hospice on November 20, 2021. There are no services planned at this time. Joseph B. Paul and Washington Funeral & Cremation are proud to serve the Thurman family.
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Pamela Starkie

April 19, 1965 - November 20, 2021

"Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted." Matthew 5:4 On Saturday, November 20, 2021, God called Pamela Marie Starkie home in her eternal rest. Pamela, also known to most as Pam, was born in Washington, NC on April 19, 1965, to Herman and Emma Windley. Pam attended Beaufort County Schools in her early life, and later went on to graduate from Beaufort Community College and...
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Tommy "Toby" Lee Griffin

October 24, 1958 - November 20, 2021

Tommy "Toby" Lee Griffin age 63 a resident of Winterville, NC died Saturday, November 20, 2021 at his home. No services are scheduled. Tommy was born in Norfolk, Virginia on October 28, 1958 the son of the late Walter Pierson Griffin and Nellie Pearl Williams Griffin. He is survived by brother: Larry Griffin (Millie) of Avon, NC; sister: Brenda Clark (Bob) of Canton, NY; brother: Ronnie...
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Mary Joan Greene

January 13, 1938 - November 18, 2021

Mary Joan Greene, age 83, a resident of 508 East Water Street Belhaven, NC passed away Thursday, November 18, 2021. Mrs. Greene was born in Braxton County, West Virginia January 13, 1938 the daughter of the late Tammy Payne and Bertha Payne. She was a graduate of Sutton High School, WV class of 1955. Early in life, Mary worked at the Sutton, West Virginia Telephone Company as a telephone...
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Eston Lloyd Koonce

December 24, 1959 - November 17, 2021

Eston Lloyd Koonce, a resident of Washington NC though born in Norfolk, Virginia, passed away at his home Wednesday, November 17, 2021. He was born in Norfolk the day before Christmas in 1959. He lived for 61 years and loved every bit of it. He spent twenty-five of those years as a commercial fisherman, and much of his time later as an electrician. He was outgoing and energetic and funny, and...
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Raeford Theodore Pugh, Sr.

November 11, 1932 - November 13, 2021

Dr. Raeford Theodore Pugh, Sr of Washington, NC passed on Saturday, November 13, 2021.  Raeford was born on November 11, 1932, in Randolph County, North Carolina to Von and Flora Cox Pugh.  He graduated from Franklinville High School in 1949 and earned his medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1957.  After an internship and service in the United States Army,...
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Gwen Sears Cahoon

December 31, 1957 - November 11, 2021

Gwen Sears Cahoon, age 63, a resident of Swan Quarter, passed away Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021, at Vidant-Beaufort Hospital. She was born to the late Napoleon Forest Sears and Helen Newton Sears on December 31, 1957 in Mecklenburg County, NC. Gwen lived a great life. She attended the Pungo Christian Academy and graduated from Mattamuskeet school in June of 1977. Later, she went on to become a...
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Pamela Cannon

February 23, 1960 - November 11, 2021

"You always say that I'm your world. Well, You're my sunshine and the world has always revolved around the sun." - Justin M. C. Cannon Pamela Jean Cannon, born February 23rd, 1960, laid her eyes to rest on the 10th of November, 2021, in the warmth of her home in Vanceboro, North Carolina. Despite a constant battle with ailing medical conditions, she bore a smile and evinced her strength to...
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Gonzalo Perez Roldan

January 10, 1937 - November 11, 2021

Gonzalo Perez Roldan, age 84, resident of Ixmiquilpan, Hidalgo, Mexico, passed away on Thursday, November 11, 2021. He was born on January 10th, 1937 to the late Natalia Roldan and Elpidio Perez in Itatlaxco, Hidalgo, Mexico. He was married to his wonderful wife Ambrosia Acosta Gonzalez, who passed away in 2001. Gonzalo was a loving Father and is survived by his 6 daughters: Evodia Perez,...
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Roland Sauls

February 15, 1942 - November 8, 2021

Roland Gary Sauls, age 79 a resident of LaGrange, North Carolina passed away Monday, November 8, 2021 at 1205 Mill Hole Road in Washington, North Carolina. He was born February 15, 1942 to the late Gurney and Edna Hill Sauls in LaGrange, North Carolina. He retired from his Mobile Home and Sales Business and was an avid fisherman. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his...
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John Hicks

March 22, 1948 - November 6, 2021

John Leslie Hicks, age 73, a resident of Bath, North Carolina (Bayview Community) died November 6, 2021 at his home surrounded by his daughters. A celebration of life service will be held in May 2022 at a date to be announced. Joseph B. Paul, Jr. Washington Funeral & Cremation are serving the Hicks family.
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John Vernon Glenn

October 6, 1965 - October 31, 2021

John Vernon Glenn, a resident of both Chocowinity, NC and Amelia Virginia, passed away October 31, 2021 at Vidant Hospital, Greenville, NC. He will be missed by his sons Jonathan Glenn, Christopher Glenn, and William "Michael" Glenn (Ashley); and their brother Anthony Griffin, as well as his former wife Melissa Glenn Griffin; his granddaughters Natalie Glenn, Ayla Glenn, and future...
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Douglas Walston

November 20, 1939 - October 29, 2021

Douglas Earl Walston, age 81, a resident of Washington, NC died Friday, October 29, 2021. A celebration of life service will be held at 11:00 am, Tuesday November 2, 2021 at Joseph B. Paul, Jr. Washington Funeral & Cremation officiated by Pastor Robert Travis. The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm Monday November 1, 2021 at the funeral home. Douglas was born...
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Joyce Ann May

June 3, 1947 - October 25, 2021

Joyce Ann May, age 74, a resident of Farmville, North Carolina died Monday, October 25, 2021. No service will be held. Joseph B. Paul, Jr. Washington Funeral & Cremation is honored to serve the May family.
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Paul McRoy

September 19, 1957 - October 25, 2021

Paul McRoy age 64, a resident of Bath, NC died Monday, October 25, 2021. In order to honor Paul's wishes, no services will be held. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made in Paul's memory by clicking the following link https://www.tmcfunding.com/funds/in-loving-memory-of-paul-mcroy/6141/
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Margaret Ann Weatherall

October 23, 2021

Margaret Ann Weatherall, age 75, a resident of Washington, passed away Saturday October 23, 2021, at Cypress Pointe Rehabilitation Center. No services are being scheduled. Joseph B. Paul Jr. Washington Funeral & Cremation are honored to be assisting the Weatherall family.
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Albert Everson, Sr.

May 12, 1939 - October 23, 2021

Albert Cleve Everson Sr. passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his adoring family on October 23, 2021. He was born on May 12, 1939 to Gotha Thomas Everson and Debra Nelson Everson in Beaufort County, North Carolina. He was part of a large family having 11 siblings. On August 29, 1960 he married Catherine Jones and they had three children Darlene Everson Lannon (Brian), Laurie Everson...
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Lucas "Luke' James Oliver

October 10, 1986 - October 21, 2021

Lucas James Oliver, "Luke", was born on October 10th, 1986 in Plymouth, NC. He went to be with God on October 21st, 2021. He leaves behind a devoted and loving mother, Michelle Black, a stepfather and friend, Doug Black, his father Lester Oliver and his fathers fiancée Amanda Jones, a brother Joseph "Joey" Oliver, and a sister McKayla Cook and her husband Cameron Cook, two younger sisters...
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Brian Wesley Floyd

November 17, 1974 - October 19, 2021

Brian Wesley Floyd, age 46, a resident of Belhaven, passed away of a sudden cardiac event on Tuesday, October 19th, 2021. He was born in Washington, NC on November 17th, 1974 to Bobby Floyd and Debbie . Brian is survived by his mother Debbie Singleton and husband Ernie, his sisters Amanda Mason, husband Derek, of Elizabeth City, NC and Allena Hale, husband David, of Washington, NC. Also...
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William Dallas "Dal" Tetterton

March 24, 1943 - October 18, 2021

William Dallas "Dal" Tetterton, age 78, a resident of Bath, passed away on Monday October 18, 2021 at his home. A funeral service will be held 2:00 pm Thursday, October 21, 2021 at the St. Clair's Church of Christ officiated by Craig Hagen. Burial will immediately follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:00 pm until the funeral hour at the church. Pallbearers will...
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Carol Waters

February 4, 1947 - October 18, 2021

Carol Waters, age 74, a resident of 310 E. 10 Street Washington, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, October 18, 2021 at her home. A graveside memorial service will be held 11:30 am Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at Oakdale Cemetery in Washington, NC. The family will receive friends at Joseph B. Paul, Jr. / Washington Funeral & Cremation from 6:30 to 8:00 pm Monday, October 25, 2021. Mrs....
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Tammy Kidd

April 1, 1960 - October 15, 2021

Tammy Annette Kidd, age 61 of Chocowinity, passed away suddenly on Friday, October 15, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced. She was born on April 1, 1960, to the late Shade and Sylvia (Jones) Woolard in Beaufort County, NC. After starting a family, Tammy returned to school to become a Phlebotomist and then worked at the local hospital. A self-proclaimed...
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