Joseph Lilley, Jr.

Published 12:00 am Thursday, October 15, 2009

Joseph E. Lilley Jr., of NC Hwy. 37, died Tuesday, October 13, 2009.
A native of Gates County he was a retired electrician from Hercules, Inc. and was most recently employed as a mail courier with CRMP, Inc. He was a member and deacon at Reynoldson Baptist Church, a member of the Gates Ruritan Club and served on the board of directors of the Gates Volunteer Fire Department, where he had formerly been a member.
Survivors include his son, Dean Lilley of Eure; his brother, William Lee Lilley of Carrollton, VA; and a granddaughter.
A funeral will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 16 at Reynoldson Baptist Church with the Rev. Billy Presley officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 15 at Miller Funeral Home, Gatesville, and all other times at the home of his son, 1303 US 158 West, Eure.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Gates Volunteer Fire Dept., Gates, NC 27937 or to one’s favorite charity.
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Miller Funeral Home, Gatesville, is handling the arrangements.