Paramedic Joseph Wesley Autrey, 38 of Burke County EMS and Lovelady Fire & Rescue died 04/26/13 from a medical emergency that occurred 04/04/13.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at Burkemont Baptist Church with Dr. David Mills and Rev. Eddy Bunton officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Burkemont Baptist Church. The body will lie in state one hour before the receiving and again on Wednesday before the service.
Memorial contributions may be made in Joey’s memory to Burkemont Baptist Church Youth Ministry, 4668 Burkemont Rd., Morganton, NC 28655 or to NC Fallen Firefighters Foundation, 2501 Blue Ridge Rd., Suite 250, Raleigh, NC 27607.
Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center is assisting with arrangements.