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Raymond Jackson Joseph Jr.

Aug 31, 2017
Raymond Jackson Joseph Jr.

printed 09/01/2017


Raymond Jackson Joseph Jr., age 68, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 at his home following a long courageous battle with cancer for 10 years.

Born in Berlin, he was the son of the late Raymond Jackson Joseph Sr. and Rose Florence Rudzinis.

He is survived by his wife, Ruby Truitt Joseph; sons, Raymond Jackson Joseph III (Megan) of Mardela Springs, Brian Joseph (Stacey) of Berlin, and Matthew Beauchamp of Parsonsburg; a brother, Richard Joseph (Kathy) of Berlin; sisters, Ann Dennis of Berlin, and Virginia Mitchell of Gumboro, Delaware; grandchildren, Aaron Joseph, Jolie Rae Joseph and Katlyn Good; niece, Brenda Joseph, who was a devoted family member and caregiver of Raymond, and several other nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Florence Dennis.

Raymond was a graduate of Stephen Decatur High School Class of 1967. He was a devoted family man who enjoyed fishing and metal detecting. Raymond had worked for Perdue Farms for 25-plus years until medical issues caused retirement.

A funeral service was held on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017 at Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. Pastor Bill Goslee officiated. Interment was held at Riverside Cemetery following service.

Letters of condolence may be sent to the family at burbage@burbagefuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Coastal Hospice at P.O. Box 1733 Salisbury, Maryland 21802.

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