Graveside Funeral Services for Joe Thomas Autrey, 86, of Pelion, SC will be held at two o’clock p.m., Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at the Wayside Baptist Tabernacle Cemetery, 205 Pine St. (Hwy. 302) Pelion, SC 29123 with the Reverends Grover Williams and Charles Starling officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the cemetery on Tuesday. Due to the current pandemic and the CDC regulations, social distancing and other guidelines will be in place. The service will be live-streamed on our Official Folk Funeral Home-Live Stream Facebook page. Memorial contributions may be sent to Wayside Baptist Tabernacle, P.O. Box 31, Pelion, SC 29123. Joe passed away on Saturday, January 2, 2021.
Born in Monroe, NC, he was a son of the late Harvey J. Autrey and Rosie V. Deese Autrey and was married to Reba Gainey Autrey. He retired after many years as a truck driver and he loved fishing and gardening. He was a member of Wayside Baptist Church where he played the bass guitar and was a trustee.
Survivors include his loving wife of 60 years Reba Autrey of the home; his sons Danny (Betty) Autrey, Russell “Rusty” (Michelle) Autrey and a daughter-in-law Angela Autrey all of Pelion, SC; his grandchildren Catrina Autrey and her fiancé Charles Dheel, Brian (Lindsey) Autrey, Matthew Autrey and Benjamin Autrey, five great grandchildren; eight great-great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a son Thomas Elliott “Tommy” Autrey and all of his eleven brothers and sisters.
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