Joseph Pendergrass

Visitation at Funeral Home

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday, December 18, 2017
Smith & Buckner Funeral Home
230 North Second Avenue
Siler City, North Carolina, United States

Memorial Service

2:00 pm
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Providence Independant Methodist Church
905 Providence Church Road
Siler City, North Carolina, United States

Obituary of Joseph Pendergrass

Joseph "Joe" Lynn Pendergrass, 76, of 176 Providence Church Road, Siler City died Thursday, December 14, 2017.

Mr. Pendergrass was born in Chatham County on August 31, 1941 the son of William Clay and Eppie Mae (Hart) Pendergrass. Joe was a member of Providence Independent Methodist Church where he served on the cemetery and grounds committee. He had been employed as a supervisor at Stout Furniture in Liberty and had also worked at Moore's Machine Company. Joe enjoyed woodworking, tending his cows, helping his neighbors and trips to the lake.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother, William Earl Pendergrass.

He is survived by one daughter: Kathy Scott and husband Jeff of Bennett; one son: Eric Pendergrass and wife, Dawn of Bear Creek; grandchildren, Wendy, Blake, Erica, Phillip and E. J.; great-grandchildren, Stephen, Liam, Hunter and Kiley; step-daughters, Marissa May Wilson and husband, Darrell of Whitsett, Sherry Gwyn of Liberty; step-son, Alton May and wife, Cherise of Whitsett; step-grandchildren, Lee and Frankie Jackson, Landon Saunders, Joey Gwyn, William and Chris May, Brandon and Dustin Scott, step great-grandchildren, Triston, Brianna, Ashley, Dalton and Carter Jackson and Betty Saunders, Kadence, Tucker, Levi, Wyatt May and Colton Scott; great-great grandson, Dawson Goodacre.

The family will receive friends Monday, December 18, 2017 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, 230 North Second Avenue, Siler City and at other times at his home. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 3:30 PM at Providence Independent Methodist Church, 905 Providence Church Road, Siler City with Rev. Brian Caldwell officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Providence Independent Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, 905 Providence Church Road, Siler City, NC 27344. Online condolences may be made at

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