WINTERVILLE - Mr. Corbett W. Joyner, 72, died Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013.
The funeral service will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in the mausoleum at Pinewood Memorial Park.
Mr. Joyner, a lifelong resident of Pitt County, served in the U.S. Navy
. Following his naval service, he worked as a barber and was also employed with Burroughs-Wellcome for many years, retiring in 1995. He was a charter member of Unity Free Will Baptist Church, where he sang in the choir. For 19 years, he was a member of the Anchors Southern Gospel Quartet.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Sandra Paramore Joyner; and a brother, Frederick Jefferies.
Surviving are his wife, Faye Smith Joyner; daughter, Kim J. Smith and husband, Steve, of Winterville; son, Kevin S. Joyner and wife, Catrin, of Fuquay-Varina; grandchildren, Hannah Moore and Lydia, Abigail, Philip, Simeon and Knox Joyner; and a sister, Martha Ross, of Wilmington.
The family will receive friends from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the mausoleum prior to the service and other times at the home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Unity Free Will Baptist Church, 2725 E. 14th St., Greenville, NC 27858.
Arrangements by Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory. Online condolences at www.wilkersonfuneralhome.com.