Joseph Howard Massey, 93, died Thursday. A native of Franklin County he was son to the late Joseph Preston & Bettie Bullock Massey. He served in the U. S. Army where he drove a Half-Track under General Patton in Germany. He later worked at Princeton Woodtech. He was preceded in death by brothers, George P. & M. Charles Massey.
He is survived by his most beloved and cherished wife of 72 years, Rachel Horton Massey, daughter, Carolyn McDaniel (Dave) of Raleigh, siblings, Bobby B. Massey (Shirley), Betty Faye M. Richards (Ronald), Janet M. Morris, all of Zebulon, many special nieces & nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to Zebulon Baptist Church.
Funeral service 11:00 a.m. Saturday, Zebulon Baptist Church with visitation from 10:00 -11:00 a.m., prior to the service. Burial, Gethsemane Memorial Gardens.
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Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St, Wendell. www.stricklandfuneralhomes.net