Mr. Joseph Staten, Jr., (Bubba) 63, of Saxe, VA entered eternal rest Friday, February 15, 2013 at Halifax Regional Hospital, South Boston, VA.
Mr. Staten was born in Charlotte County, VA August 10, 1949 to Alma Skipper Staten and the late Joseph Staten. He received his education in Charlotte County Schools and was a member of First Baptist Church, Wylliesburg, VA. He was employed at Burlington Mills, Drakes Branch, VA for many years and later by Morgan Lumber Company for more than 30 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Cherishing his memories are two sons, Tyrone Staten (Sharlene) and Cleveland Kelsey of Richmond, VA; one step-son, Albert Brooks (Anita) of Farmville, VA; one daughter, Jenet Staten of Saxe, VA; five grandchildren, one great-grandchild,; one brother, Dennis Staten (Grindle) of Drakes Branch, VA; ex-wife, Johnette Staten of Saxe, VA ; devoted friend, Louise Davis of Saxe, VA and a vast number of other loving relatives and caring friends.
Funeral services for Mr. Joseph Staten, Jr. will be conducted 1:00 P.M. Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at First Baptist Church, Wylliesburg, VA with Rev. Opie Terrell, officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in the church cemetery. Viewing Monday from 10:00 A.M. until 7 P.M.
Arrangements are by Giles-Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Chase City, VA.