Sophia- Joseph Clifton Kersey, 91, passed away Saturday, July 31, 2021 at his home. Born June 25, 1930 in Guilford County, he was the son of the late James Leighton Kersey and Lucy Leonard Kersey.
Joseph was a proud veteran of the Army and was a truck driver for 30 years with Roadway Express. He was a member of Solid Rock Baptist Church in Randleman and enjoyed horseback riding, and wagon trains.
Joseph was preceded in death by his parents, and his siblings W.C, Steve, Peggy, Nancy, Jerry and Clayton. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Ella Mae Grant Kersey; son, Keith Kersey; grandchildren, Joe Kersey, Maria Owens, James Kersey, Sarah Kersey, and Rebekah Kersey; great grandchildren, Lilah Owens, and Corah Owens; and brother, R.B. Kersey, as well as several nieces and nephews.
A Graveside Service will be held at 11:00am, Friday, August 13, 2021, at Randolph Memorial Park, 4538 N Fayetteville Street, Asheboro, NC 27203.
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