Joseph Eldridge Garner

Joseph Eldridge Garner

January 22, 2022, 90, Goldsboro –

Joseph Eldridge Garner, age 90, passed away Saturday at his home.   Born in Duplin County, he was the son of the late Amy Edward and Lucy Cherry Garner and the husband of the late Florence Lively Garner.  He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and retired from civil service on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. 

A graveside service will be held Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at 11:00 am in Wayne Memorial Park with military honors.  A time of visitation will be held on Wednesday from 10:00 am to 11:00 pm at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. 

Mr. Garner is survived by his son, Tony Edward Garner; two grandchildren, Stacy Garner and Travis Garner; four great grandchildren, Nolan, Maci, Jack & Luke.

Along with his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by his son, Joseph Eldridge Garner, Jr. and his brother, Amy Edward Garner, Jr.

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home is serving the Garner family. Online condolences may be directed to