Joseph Lundy III

Published 2:51 pm Thursday, August 11, 2016

BRANCHVILLE — Joseph Lundy III was born on March 29, 1977, in Franklin, Virginia, to Joseph “Junior” Lundy Jr. and Mildred Artis Lundy.

Joseph Lundy III

Joseph Lundy III

“Joey,” as he was affectionately called, was reared in Branchville (Southampton County), Virginia. He was baptized and united in Christian Fellowship with Galilee Baptist Church, Branchville. He graduated from Southampton County High School and Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia.

After graduating from VCU, he resided in Richmond for several years, where he was employed with Suntrust Bank and Circuit City.

Joey returned home and tried very hard to organize the lives of his parents and family. He loved doing for others and asked for nothing in return.

Joey was a Venus and Serena Williams fan. He loved politics and volunteered for the 2008 Obama/Biden Campaign.

On Monday, Aug. 8, 2016, at Sentara Obici Hospital, Suffolk, Virginia; Joey peacefully transitioned unto eternal rest.

He leaves to forever cherish loving memories his parents, Junior and Mildred Lundy of Branchville; his sisters, Kathy of Drewryville, Virginia; Joyce (Wayne) of Capron, Virginia; Tammy (Wendell) of Boykins, Virginia; and Laverne (Alan) of Sedley, Virginia; one niece, Tamra; six nephews, Bernard Jr., Brandon, Wendell Jr. (Justine), Wayne Jr. (Nicole), Joseph and Alan Jr.; his aunts, Ollie, Mae Cavion and Bernice; his uncles, Sheppard, James (Urselina), Bobby (Mary), Ronnie, Charles (Vickie), Forrest (Florine), Earl (Marie) and Johnny; four very special friends, Timothy Mason, Latonya Magee, Armesha Moody and Derrick Lee; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Faison’s Funeral Service Inc., 301 Park St., Seaboard, North Carolina, has been entrusted with the arrangements, where Mr. Lundy, will lie in repose from noon to 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 12.

Homegoing services honoring his life, love and spirit, will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13, in Galilee Missionary Baptist Church, Branchville, with Pastor Willie l. Diggs delivering words of comfort.

Mr. Lundy will be laid to rest in the church cemetery. He will lie in state for one hour prior to the service, at the church.

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