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Ginger, Rebekah & Ben Hiley

Walter was a kind man with a very giving soul! He loved my sister Valerie, and everything attached to her. Our family is heart broken that he was taken so soon. I know Walt has his wings and a secured place in heaven! God bless you Walt you will be missed. Peace and love to his family.

Walter C. Joiner


Walter C. Joiner, 70, of Yulee passed away Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at UF Health, North in Jacksonville.

He was born at home near Millwood, GA and was one of nine children born to the late James and Macie Murray Joiner.

Walter served his country in the U. S. Army and worked for defense contractors in Pascagoula, MS and Jacksonville. He moved to Yulee in the mid 1980’s and soon after began his career with the Trident Refit Facility at Submarine Base, Kings Bay. His career was cut short after an accident left him unable to work.

He loved to fish and was interested in all sorts of classic cars. Always a simple man, Walter enjoyed quiet times with family and being at home. His other favorite activity was reading his bible. Whenever he could, he also loved to shop. He was also a member of Amelia Lodge F&AM #47 and was a Shriner.

In addition to his parents, he was also predeceased by 2 of his siblings.

He leaves behind his wife of 34 years, Valerie Joiner; his daughters, Kellie (Terry) Parker, Mary Ann Joiner and Shayne Marie Burlone; 2 brothers and 4 sisters; 10 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren as well as several extended family members.

Funeral services, with masonic honors, will be held Thursday, November 11, 2021, at 10:00 AM in the Burgess Chapel of Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 5:00 until 7:00 PM.

He will be laid to rest with military honors near his parents at Harrell Grove Cemetery near Douglas, GA.


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