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Joseph Oliver, Joe, Inman, age 84, of Swiss Pine Court in Spruce Pine, the Swiss Pine Lake community, died Monday, October 17, 2011 at the Blue Ridge Regional hospital in Spruce Pine.
Born on July 9, 1927 in Whiteville, NC, he was the son of the late Clarence Benjamin and Mable Benton Inman. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five brothers; Clarence Inman, Jr., Gene Inman, Richard Inman, Jack Inman, and Charles Inman, and one sister; Peggy Donmyer. He was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Navy that served in the European Theatre and Pacific Theatre. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Spruce Pine.
Mr. Joe Inman was the biggest fan of the Mitchell High School Mountaineers. He had a great interest in the football team, womens basketball team, and the wrestling team. He loved and admired all of the athletes that took part in the Mitchell High School athletic program.
A service to celebrate the life of Joe Inman will be held on Saturday, October 22, 2011 at 4:00 pm at the First Baptist Church of Spruce Pine with James Acuff and the Rev's. Matthew Costner and Curt Bomar officiating. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be members of the football team, girls basketball team, and wrestling team.
Left to cherish his memories are his wife of sixty years; Martha Stevens Inman of the home; two daughters; Jo Ellen Puckett and husband, Jim of Huntersville, NC and Sharon Flint and husband, Gordon of Lexington, VA; two granddaughters; Elizabeth Jane Puckett of Raleigh, NC and Katherine Graham Puckett of Huntersville, NC; and a grandson; Alexander Gordon Flint of Lexington, VA; and a brother; Patrick Thomas Inman of Greenville, SC.
Words of comfort may be e-mailed to the family by going to our website; www.webbfh.com
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