Joseph Peery
1971 - 2019
Apex Funeral Home
550 W Williams St
Apex, NC
Joseph Craig Peery

March 27, 1971 - January 10, 2019


Beloved husband and father, Joseph Craig Peery Jr, 47 of Cary, North Carolina, passed away Thursday, January 10th surrounded by his family in his home.

Joseph was born, March 27, 1971 in New York City, and grew up in Utah. An award winning student, he graduated Timpview High School Provo, UT in 1989 and attended Wake Forest University on a debate scholarship. He and his wife Julie met in high school and began dating shortly after graduation. They were married in the Salt Lake City Utah Temple and moved to North Carolina shortly after.

Joseph graduated Wake Forest University, Magna Cum Laude with Honors in Economics. He was a successful Financial Advisor for over 20 years. His most recent position was with Wells Fargo advisors as a Senior Vice President of Investments of Thomas and Peery Wealth Management group.

Joseph was a lifelong member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. At the age of 19 he served for two years in the England, Leeds Mission. He served faithfully in many positions of responsibility in the Church throughout his life, most recently he was on the the High Council of the Apex North Carolina Stake. Joseph always maintained a firm testimony of the Book of Mormon, and of Jesus Christ as his Savior, and readily shared his hope in Christ with everyone.

He had a naturally positive attitude and a cheerful temperament. He was a friend to all: loved by acquaintances, colleagues, members of his church and especially his wife and family.

He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Julie Ann Roberts Peery, children Joseph David Peery, Michael James Peery, Jonathan Charles Peery, Anna Elizabeth Peery and William Andrew Peery, father J.Craig Peery (Leslie), mother Irene W. Fox (Angus), sister Christie P. Skousen (Thomas) and brother Samuel J. Peery (Emily) and many loving nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his daughter Rachel Emily Peery (June 2 1996 - January 22, 1997).

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, January 15th at 12:00pm at the Apex North Stake Center, 574 Bryan Drive, Apex NC.

The family will greet friends the evening of Monday January 14th from 7:00-8:00pm at the at the Apex Funeral Home, 550 W. Williams St. Apex, NC.

Joseph will be laid to rest next to his daughter, Rachel, in a family plot in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Joseph's oldest son, David, is currently serving his two year mission in Ecuador, which brought great joy to his father; In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the General Missionary Fund of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Published by The News and Observer on Jan. 13, 2019.
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Even though we lived on Carolyn Crt. for many years we were only fortunate enough to have interacted with Joseph through Wells Fargo and his financial group. We regret not having had the opportunity to have known him better. In our meetings with him he was kind, generous with his knowledge, and always so very pleasant. Our thoughts are with your family and even though we are no longer residents of Allenbrook, I'm very sure Joseph will be sorely missed by all!

Trish and Butch Miller
Trish and Butch Miller
January 15, 2019
Thoughts and Prayers are with your family during these tough times. Joe you will be greatly missed around the office...
Panthini Patel
January 15, 2019
Thoughts and Prayers are with your family during this time. Joe, I didn't know you for that long, but you always made a point to say Hello! You will be greatly missed..
January 15, 2019
My heart is heavy since learning of Joseph's passing. I knew him for 25 years and he was one of a kind. I will miss his expertise, friendly smile, kind nature and most of all his friendship. While I did not know his family personally, he was so proud when he spoke of them.. my thoughts and prayers are with you all. Rest easy Joseph. I will never forget you.
Robin Morris
January 14, 2019
Joseph is certainly missed here in the office. He was always a bright spot, a very positive man who never complained and who always kept his calm, upbeat composure no matter what was going around him. Your family has been and will continue to be in my heartfelt prayers.
Lisa Workman
January 14, 2019
You will be missed ~ prayers are being sent!
Kimberlee Ursini
January 14, 2019
Joe was a person I was fortunate to know if my life. I look back with such great memories. We started in the business together. I remember having Rachel there with us as we worked at night. Always could count on Joe to show my the positive side of life even in the face of great challenges. I never knew a more devoted family man. I am so glad Joe and I had a chance to speak recently. Julie my heart goes out to you and the kids. To Joe s children, you probably already know this but your Dad was a very special person. Thoughts and prayers . Bill Marsh Sarasota, FL
Bill Marsh
January 12, 2019
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