A memorial service will be held at 1:00 P.M., Saturday, December 23, 2017 at the Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, 607 Kaigler Street, Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Edward was born in Atlanta, Georgia to the late Otis Sr. and Willie Maude Joseph on August 12, 1959. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Doyle Bowman and John Henry Joseph. He was educated in the public school system of Macon County.
He leaves to cherish his memories: a daughter, Shaconna Renee Loftly, Cordele, Georgia; nine siblings, T.J. McKellar, Atlanta, Georgia, Essie Mae Corbin, Waterbury, Connecticut, Henry Green, Lithonia, Georgia, Otis Joseph, Jr. (Shirlene), Centerville, Georgia, Maebell Joseph, Fort Valley, Georgia, Willie Joe Joseph (Linda), Hawkinsville, Georgia, James Joseph, Perry, Georgia, Ella Stevens, Fort Valley, Georgia, and Robert Joseph, St. Louis, Missouri; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends including a devoted friend, Leonard McKellar.