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Clifton Thomas "Cliff" Joyner

October 11, 1961 - November 13, 2020

AHOSKIE, NC – Clifton Thomas Joyner, age 59, of Menola-St. John Road, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, November 13, 2020 at his home.

Cliff was born on October 11, 1961 to Clifton Ray Joyner, Jr. and Catherine Colson Joyner in Ahoskie, NC. He was a loving husband, son, father, brother, and friend. He was always the life of the party, a real jokester. Cliff enjoyed camping, spending time at the lake, riding the golf cart, and cooking. He loved to entertain with food, fellowship, and of course a little loud music. Cliff was a sweet soul that will be deeply missed by all that knew him. He was preceded in death by mother, Retha Catherine Colson Joyner.

Left to cherish Cliff’s memory his wife Beverly Nichols Joyner, of the home, his father, Clifton Ray Joyner, Jr. and his wife Patricia, his daughter, Taylor Joyner (Josh) of Ahoskie; two granddaughters, Leah and Rayne Smith; one grandson, Noah Smith; sister, Charlene Joyner Gray and husband Trent of Como; his brother, Jason Vinson and wife Ashley of Battleboro, and many nieces and nephews.

The family will hold a celebration of life memorial service on Saturday, November 21, 2020 from 3:00 pm until 6:00 pm at the Chowan River, 338 Tuscarora Beach Road, Winton NC. Friends please see signs for parking when attending service.

Memorial contributions may be made to the St. John Volunteer Fire Department, 1127 NC 561 West, Aulander, NC 27805 or online by clicking here.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Joyner family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Saturday, November 21, 2020

Time: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm


338 Tuscarora Beach Road

338 Tucarora Road
Winton, NC 27986

Friends, please see signs for parking when attending service.

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