CHARLOTTE - Melvin I. Joseph Sr., 69, husband of Mary Webber Joseph, departed this life on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, in Charlotte.

He was born on March 9, 1948, in Trinidad, West Indies, to the late Herman D. and Ivey Dugan Joseph.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday at Antioch UME Church, 10026 Old River Road, Pinewood, with Pastor Cheryl A. Gadsden officiating.

A public viewing will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. today at the mortuary.

Online messages of hope can be left at

Services entrusted to Whites Mortuary, LLC.