Joe Wade Junkin

Published 6:53 am Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Master Chief Joe Wade Junkin – USNR (TAR), age 71 of Kill Devil Hills, died August 25, 2019 surrounded by family. Born April 20, 1948 in Rocky Mount, he was the son of the late Daniel Montague Junkin Jr. and Dorothy Hall Junkin.

Joe is survived by his wife of 50 years, JoAnne Norris Junkin, along with children Candace Junkin (Benjamin McKay), Kimberly Rosenfield (Charles) and Christopher Junkin (Karen), siblings Daniel Junkin, Larry Junkin and Deborah Cain and grandchildren Ashli, Sarah, Zachary, Tori, William and Wade.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. September 3 at Trinity Baptist Church, 4815 Six Forks Rd. in Raleigh. Joe will be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery, with full military honors, in the near future.

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Condolences to the Junkin family may be expressed via the online register at  Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.