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Patrick John Anderson

01/15/2000 ~ 02/15/2019

Services will be held: 02/19/2019


Carolyn Prince Buffaloe

10/16/1937 ~ 02/15/2019

Services will be held: 02/20/2019


Jeanne Dupree Johnson

08/30/1934 ~ 02/16/2019

Services will be held: 02/23/2019

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Lillian Corvi Barbour

02/20/1928 ~ 02/12/2019

Services will be held: 02/16/2019

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Fred “Freddy” Allen Elliott, Jr.

03/07/1962 ~ 02/12/2019

Services will be held: 02/16/2019

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Sherry Wilson Midgette

08/07/1949 ~ 02/12/2019

Services will be held: 02/15/2019

Shirley Clinger

Shirley Lee Clinger

03/28/1946 ~ 01/25/2019

Services will be held: 02/16/2019

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Janice Norris Sais

10/30/1943 ~ 02/11/2019

Services will be held: 02/15/2019

Joseph Raymond Rich, Jr.

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02/28/1945 ~ 02/12/2018

Joseph Raymond Rich Jr. (Joe) died February 12, 2018 in Raleigh, NC due to complications following long-term illness. He was 72.

Mr. Rich was born on February 28, 1945 in Macon, GA to his parents, Hazel Medlin and Joseph Raymond Rich Sr. Joe Graduated from Cary Senior High in 1963, where he met and married his high school sweetheart, Pamela Watkins. Joe and Pam were loving parents to 4 children, raised in Garner NC, where Joe became a home builder and skilled carpenter.

Mr. Rich is survived by wife of 56 years, Pamela Watkins Rich; sons Marty Rich (Jean), Chuck Rich (Jo), Danny Rich (Jeanette), and daughter Kerry Rich (Karen); brother Jack Rich (Linda) and sister Cathy Rich; and nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by parents Joseph Raymond Rich Sr. and Hazel Medlin Rich.

The Rich family would like to extend appreciation to the administration staff, nursing staff and caregivers at Hillcrest of Raleigh for their kindness during his time with them.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, February 17 at 4:00pm at Bryan Lee Funeral Home in Garner NC. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Mr. Rich’s life.  The family will receive friends briefly following the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 3739 National Dr, Raleigh, NC 27612.



following the service

Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, Garner



4:00 PM

Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, Garner


  1. Bj

    My deepest sympathy for your loss, Joseph.

  2. Jeff Allen

    Joe and Pam played a big role in raising me along with Marty, Chuck, Danny and Kerry. May Joe rest in peace and the family find comfort in knowing that he is now pain free. Peace be with you all.

  3. renee burgess

    My thoughts are with you Pam. May the comfort in knowing Joe is now at peace give you comfort. Love to you and your family.


    I am so sorry you have lost Joe. I know it’s been a long hard road but know he is in a better place. May God give all of you comfort.


  5. Deloris s williams

    So sorry for your loss.The Bible says at 1Corinthians 15:26 and the last enemy,death is to be brought to nothing.Hope reading this scripture will bring you and your family some comfort.For Bible questions please visit http://www.jw.org

  6. Keri Lloyd-Fisher

    I have pleasant memories of Joe and Pam from my childhood. They used to babysit my brother and I when we were little.

    I am so sorry for your loss but glad that Joe is now at peace. I hope your family is able to feel some comfort during this difficult time. Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers and we love you.

  7. Jared Lloyd

    Like my sister, I too have very fond memories of Joe and Pam babysitting us when we were small. My parents couldn’t have picked two better people to look after us!
    My heartfelt condolences go out to you, Pam, and the whole family during this difficult time. Know that I am lifting you all up in prayer and remember to look to the one who conquered death for comfort as it is something only HE can give.

    With deepest sympathy,
    Jared Lloyd

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