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Vanito Antonio Joseph Dies at 83

Vanito Antonio Joseph Vanito Antonio Joseph, better known as “Buck,” died on Nov. 12 at his residence. He was 83 years old.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Adina Joseph; daughters: Doloise Turner, Cheryl Hermon, Glenoa, Glenda, Linda and Glencia Joseph; grandchildren: Dale Brathwaite, Donald Rivera Jr., Robert and Cheri-Ann Turner, Leroy Hermon Jr., Lloyd Hermon, Tyrone Gifft, Cheri Joseph Blyden, Anthony and Andrew Joseph, Diana Harris, Donna Joseph, Derrick Joseph, and Tina and Tiffani Smith; numerous great-grandchildren; sisters: Doris West, Alma McFarlane; brother-in-law, Bassanio David Jr.; and nephews: John “Johno” Trotman, Alfred “Freddie” Turner, Leonard “Cockie” Francis Jr., Glenroy Smith, Bassanio David III, Lauritz and Gerald David, Steven Rogers and Morales Trotman.
He is also survived by nieces: Eleanor Thompson, Joyce “Joycie” Edwards, Karen Rabsatt and Coreen Reed; cousins: Norman Blake, Charles, Elroy Rudolph and Calvin Donovan, Chrystalia Christopher, Ena Gomez and Blanche Griffith Blake; godchild, Kieria Lincoln; special close friends: Ulric “Boo” Shinnery, Olivine Brathwaite, Avna Freeman, Aloma Walcot-Ashton Baronville, Ogan and Arnold Baronville, Reverend Lionel and Rissa Rhymer, Ina Johnson, Frannie Brotherson, Alfred Francis, Rhoda Morton, Allan Rhymer, Warren DeWindt and Ellworth Jones; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
A first viewing will be held from 4-6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 1, at Davis Funeral Home. A second viewing will be held at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 2, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. Interment will follow at Francis Family Cemetery.
All funeral arrangements are by Davis Funeral Home, 774-1464.

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