THOMASVILLE, N.C. -- Mr. Joe Lewis Massey of 1028 Blair St., Thomasville, passed away Thursday, Dec. 20, 2007, at his residence.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., today at Bass-Cauthen Funeral Home, with the Rev. Loretta Adams officiating. Interment will follow at Rock Hill Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Born May 14, 1938, in York County, a son of Nancy Bell Brown Massey and the late Frederick Massey Jr. He worked at Winthrop University in the receiving department, and was a member of Catawba Chapel AME Zion Church.
Mr. Massey is survived by his mother, Nancy Bell Brown Massey of Rock Hill; sons, Joe Massey Jr. of Landsford and Robert Nichols of Salisbury, N.C.; daughters, Nancy Massey of Lexington, N.C., Towanna Stinson, Jonetta Bush and Nikki Massey of Salisbury, N.C.; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother, Charlie Massey of Catawba; and sister Brenda Jones of Catawba, SC.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his brother, J.W. Massey and sisters, Freddene Wylie and Dorothy Walton.
E-mail condolences firstname.lastname@example.org. Bass-Cauthen Funeral Home is serving the family.