Joseph Anthony Kearse: Tabor City

1990 – 2019

     Joseph Anthony “Joey” Kearse of Tabor City died Saturday, June 22, 2019 in his home. He was 29.

     Born April 18, 1990 in Mecklenburg County, he was the son of Bryan Justin Kearse and Donna Jean Lanier Kearse of Tabor City.

     “Joey” was a member of Tabor City Baptist Church and in his early years was active in the church’s youth group.  He had a heart to reach out to help those that were broken.  He loved all types of music.

     In addition to his parents, he is survived by grandmother, Leona S. Lanier of Tabor City.

     He was preceded in death by grandparents, Jacob Jerome Lanier, Rev. William S. Kearse Sr., and Edith Marie Patroni Kearse.

     Funeral services were planned for 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 26 in Forest Lawn Baptist Church, burial following in Wright Cemetery, Minos Meares Road, Tabor City.

     Visitation was planned for the hour preceding the service in the church.

     Memorials may be made to Hebron Colony Ministries, 356 Old Turnpike Rd., Boone, NC 28607.

     A guest register is available here.