Joe “J.D.” Medlin Jr.

Joe “J.D.” Medlin Jr.

WENDELL – Joe Davis Medlin Jr., more fondly known as J.D., has left this world and returned to his beloved wife this Monday. He was born and raised in Franklin County to his late parents Joe Davis Medlin Sr. and Ollie Jeans Medlin. Throughout his life, he worked to support his wife and daughters through managerial work in finances. He is preceded in death by his wife, Emma Neal Medlin, brothers, Earl and Ed Tom Medlin, and his parents, Joe and Ollie.

He is survived by his daughters, Theresa Barbour and Becky Medlin (Chad), grandchildren, Brittany Lilley (Scott) and Carrie Barbour (Walker), and great niece Shelly Ragsdale (Mitch).

Above all else, J.D. was a devoted husband, loving father, and supportive grandfather. His daughters and granddaughters affectionately refer to themselves as “Grandaddy’s Girls” and are grateful for the joy and laughter he brought during his time here.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Masonic Home for Children.

There will be a visitation prior to the service from 10:00AM – 11:00AM. The funeral service will follow immediately after at 11:00AM, Friday March 29th at Union Chapel Baptist Church.

Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St., Wendell.

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