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Joseph Edwin Cheek November 9, 1950 - July 2, 2022

Date of Funeral

July 5, 2022

Joseph Edwin Cheek, 71, of Iva, SC, passed away on Saturday July 2, 2022, at his home.

Born on November 9, 1950, in Anderson, SC, he was the son of the late Walter and Zoie Cheek and husband to Betty “BJ” Lawrence Cheek.

In addition to his wife of 43 years, he is survived by his Niece: Kathy Patterson (Bobby); Nephew: Mark Johnson; Brother-in-law: Cook Johnson; and several great nieces and nephews.

Joseph is also preceded in death by his Brother: Martin Cheek and his Sister: Carolyn Johnson.

Funeral services will be held at 11am on Tuesday July 5, 2022, at the Sosebee Mortuary South Chapel and will be officiated by Chaplin Jan Culpepper.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Joseph’s name to your local chapter of The Gideons International, Varennes Presbyterian Church of Iva, SC, or Good Hope Presbyterian Church of Iva, SC.

The Sosebee Mortuary and Crematory South Chapel is assisting the family with the arrangements.


  1. REPLY
    Liz Ferguson says

    So sorry, BJ, for the loss of your loved one—praying for God to comfort and bless you and your family during this time

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    Danny Allen says

    Betty, So sad to learn of Joe’s passing. He was a wonderful and true friend for many years. May God give you comfort in this difficult time.

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