Joseph “Joe” Elkins, Jr., 66, of Newport, died Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at home.
The family will greet friends at Franklin Memorial United Methodist Church, 1112 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC, on Sunday, August 4th, 2019, from 3:00 till 5:00 p.m.
Mr. Elkins was born in Morehead City, to the late Joseph Burns Elkins, Sr., and the late Virginia Thrift Elkins. He is an undergraduate of UNC Chapel Hill and has a Masters in chemistry from East Carolina University. He worked for the Environmental Protection Agency in Durham, NC.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia Jenkins Elkins of Newport; his twin sister, JoAnn Linda Elkins of Morehead City and half sister, Frances Elkins Randall of Morehead City; niece, Jennifer Lancaster of Morehead City; 2 nephews, Chuck Hill and Jeff Hill, both of Morehead City, NC.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Misplaced Mutts or Austin Animal Hospital, 1550 Lennoxville Road, Beaufort, NC.