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Joseph Reeves Lorson

October 4, 1933 ~ May 8, 2019 (age 85)



          Joseph Reeves Lorson, 85 died Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at his home.

          A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Monday, May13, 2019 at 11:00 AM, at the Infant of Prague Catholic Church, Father Gregory Spencer will be officiating. Burial will follow at Coastal Carolina State Veterans Cemetery with Military Honors.

          Mr. Lorson was born at Parris Island, SC and was the son of the late Joseph L. and Essie C. Lorson. He was also preceded by three sisters, Yvonne Crevier, Joyce Whitman and Agatha Jenkins; four brothers, William B. Lorson, Basil R. Lorson, Douglas S. Lorson and Cole Lorson. Mr. Lorson served his country with the United States Marine Corps for more than 22 years and obtained the rank of GySgt.

          He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Mava L. Lorson of the home; daughter, Mary Elaine Brady (John) of Virginia Beach, VA; son, Joseph E. Lorson (Malissa) of Surf City, NC; grandchildren, Jonathan Brady, Beth Brady, Joshua Lorson, Jeniffer Lorson, Justin Lorson, Jacquelyne Lorson, Caitlyn Ausherman and Allison Cook; great-grandchildren, Echo Brady, Mia Carawan, Leo Anderson, Oliver Ausherman and Henry Ausherman; brothers, Brendan Lorson, Marcian Lorson and Martin Lorson.

          The family will receive friends on Sunday, May 12, 2019 from 6:00 PM till 8:00 PM at Jones Funeral Home, Jacksonville

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May 12, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Jones Funeral Home - Jacksonville
303 Chaney Avenue
Jacksonville, NC 28540

Mass of Christian Burial
May 13, 2019

11:00 AM
Infant of Prague Catholic Church
205 Chaney Ave
Jacksonville, NC 28540

Military Honors
May 13, 2019

12:00 PM
Coastal Carolina State Veterans Cemetery
110 Montford Point Road
Jacksonville, NC 28540

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