Joseph Lake “Joe” McLaurin, 62 of Oxford died Wednesday, Nov 27, 2013.
A native of Surry County, son of the late Daniel Archie McLaurin, Jr. and Mary Margaret Templeton McLaurin. An active member of the Oxford United Methodist Church, a retired employee of Wesco Heating and Air, he was president of the Triangle Chapter of the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network.
A celebration of life will be held at 3:00 PM Saturday, November 30, 2013 at the Oxford United Methodist Church by the Reverend David Haley and the Reverend Alan Swartz.
Surviving are his wife of 40 years, Ginny Muse McLaurin; his daughter, Jenny Rebecca McLaurin Jamie Sugg of Winterville; Amanda McLaurin Bouleris Matt of Raleigh; Danielle McLaurin Hunter H.B. of Concord, NC; his brother Daniel Archie McLaurin III Judy of Raleigh; Paul Andrew McLaurin Jennie of Ferndale, Washington; Franklin Glenn McLaurin Vivian of Garner; and 5 grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network, 4915 St. Elmo Ave, Suite 202, Bethesda, MD 20814, www.bcsn.org.
The family will receive friends following the services in the fellowship hall of the church and at other times at the home.
Gentry, Newell & Vaughan is assisting the McLaurin family, Online memorials www.hallwynne.com, select Obituaries.