Joseph “Junior” Andrew Hembree, Jr., age 93, husband of Billie Dean Bailey Hembree, passed away on Monday, September 6, 2021.
Born in Hartwell, GA, he was a son of the late Joseph Andrew Hembree, Sr. and Lovie Parker Hembree. Mr. Hembree was retired from Van York Pontiac. He was a very active member and Deacon at English Road Baptist Church. Mr. Hembree loved to fish and was an avid basketball and baseball fan, especially the Atlanta Braves. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather who adored his family.
In addition to his wife of 74 years, Mr. Hembree is survived by his son, Ricky Hembree (Teresa); his daughter, Phyllis Reid (Howard); six grandchildren, Lance Reid (Amy), Lynn Callaway (Kirt), Derrick Hembree (Crystal), Matthew Hembree (Kaytlynn), Preston Hembree (Kimberly) and Stephanie Hembree; seven great grandchildren with one on the way; and one great-great grandson. He was predeceased by a brother and five sisters.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 9, 2021 at 11:00 AM in the Chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service, 1015 Eastchester Drive, High Point, NC 27262 with burial to follow in Floral Garden Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM at the funeral home prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to English Road Baptist Church, 1111 W. English Road, High Point, NC 27262.
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