Joe Louis Nettles

Joe Louis Nettles

July 29, 2023, 86, Goldsboro —

Joe Louis Nettles, 86, of Goldsboro passed away Saturday, July 29, 2023, at UNC Health Wayne in Goldsboro.

A viewing will be held Wednesday, August 9, 2023, from 3 until 4:30 p.m. at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro.  Burial will be held privately for the family. 

Mr. Nettles was born in Alabama on November 28, 1936.  He was a member of Best Chapel Free Will Baptist Church where he attended while his health permitted.

He is survived by his wife, Doris Elizabeth Ford Nettles; two sons, Joseph Nettles and wife, Caroline of Minnesota and Morris Rowe; one daughter, Josephine Nettles of Goldsboro; one brother, William James Nettles of Mississippi; one sister-in-law, Bernice Ford of Goldsboro and two grandchildren, Janiya and Marquail. 

 He was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie and Dosie Nettles. 

Professional services are entrusted to the care of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro.