OSCAR L. JOYNES, JR., (known as June Boy) was the beloved son of the late Oscar and Rosa Joynes. He departed this life on Monday, December 24th at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital. He joined Adams United Methodist Church at an early age and received his education in the Accomack County Public school system.

He then joined the Army to serve his country. After serving in the military, he moved to Philadelphia for several years. While living in Philadelphia he was employed with Weniger Specialty and was a member of American Legion Post 12 and VFW Post 2141 in Summerville, NJ.

Oscar later moved home and married Linda Dickerson on June 13, 1974. From this union one child was born. He then became employed as a carpenter with Boggs Carpentry while they were in business. Later he became employed and helped to construct Metompkin and Dougherty Elementary schools.

Oscar leaves to cherish his memory: wife, Linda Joynes of Parksley, five daughters, Felicia (Melvin) of Germany, Lakita (Roy), Casheena Joynes of Parksley, Markiva and Tiffany Warren of Suffolk, VA; three sisters, Gail (Norman) Downing of Philadelphia, Lillie Holley of Richmond, VA, Ethel (James) Sapp of Parksley, VA; seven grandchildren, one uncle: William Tatem of Modestown, VA, seven nephews, four nieces, eleven great nieces, eighteen great nephews and two great-great nieces, special niece Jenice Smith, special mother: Chestine Warner, special sister: Lou Floyd Warner, special brothers: Willie Hargis, Keith Wharton and James Madre; one special friend: Pauline Harmon and host of other family and friends.

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