Joseph Grady Elliott January 27, 1933 - October 16, 2020 Cary, North Carolina - Joe was born January 27, 1933 in Charlotte, NC, son of Charles L. and Edith Grady Elliott. He attended public schools in Mecklenburg County, Presbyterian Junior College, Maxton, NC, and received a degree in economics from Presbyterian College, Clinton, SC. He married Mary Susan Bethune in 1955. They were parents of Julie Dee, Mary Leigh, and Joseph Grady. Joe was employed by the North Carolina Employment Security Commission in various capacities in Charlotte, Winston-Salem, and Raleigh for a total of more than forty years, retiring in 1996. He is survived by his wife, Susan, his daughters Julie O'Neal of Winston-Salem, Leigh Clark (Tim) of Huntsville, AL, son, Grady Elliott (Kristine) of Winston-Salem, six grandchildren: Jordan Clark (Saul Cohen) of Washington, DC, Chelsea Clark Tarr (Lonie) of Belews Creek, Jacob O'Neal of Greensboro, Evan Elliott O'Neal of Greensboro, Katherine Elliott Stott (John) of Charlotte, Sophie Elliott of Bristol, TN, great granddaughter Jocelyn O'Neal of Greensboro, and great grandson Elliott Cohen of Washington, DC. Also surviving: brother, Charles L. Elliott, Jr. (Amanda), and sister, Eleanor E. McCaskill (Bennie).
Published by The News & Observer on Oct. 17, 2021.