Joseph Benjamin



ASHEVILLE - Joseph "Joe" Benjamin, 59, passed away Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at the Grace Nursing Home in Asheville.

A native and lifelong resident of Asheville, he was the son of the late Samuel Benjamin and the late Evelyn Benjamin. He is also predeceased by his sister, Reatha Benjamin.

Surviving are his sons, Raymond Morgan, and Rashawn Harper; daughter, Karen Morgan; brothers, David Benjamin (Marilyn), Samuel Benjamin, and Robert Benjamin; 6 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 1 PM Monday, February 4 at the Bethel Seventh Day Adventist Church with Pastor A. L. Dyson officiating.

Condolences may be made to the family online at

Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Feb. 1, 2013