Joseph William Everhardt Jr.

Published 10:26 am Sunday, October 28, 2018

Mr. Joseph William Everhardt Jr., of Clemmons died on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family.

He was born Sept. 13, 1947 in Davie County to Joseph William and Lena Ball Everhardt. Mr. Everhardt joined the U.S. Army Reserve in 1970 and served with the 991st Transportation Co. in Salisbury until receiving an honorable discharge in 1976. He graduated from East Carolina University and retired from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. as a director of financial services after 28 years.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Surviving: his wife of 45 years, Mary Jane Everhardt of the home; his mother, Lena Ball Everhardt Parker of Mocksville; a son, Michael Everhardt and wife Liza of Wrightsville Beach; a daughter, Beth LaPorte and husband Scott of Raleigh; 4 grandchildren, Elizabeth and Catherine Everhardt and Owen and Joseph LaPorte; a brother, Donnie Everhardt and wife Tanis; and a sister, Marcie Bean and husband Kenneth.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m.. Saturday, Nov. 3 at Clemmons United Methodist Church.  The family will receive friends following the service.

Memorials: Trellis Supportive Care, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem,   27103; or American Cancer Society, 7027 Albert Pick Rd, Greensboro, 27409.