August 27, 1991 - October 16, 2021
The family of Mr. Joseph Lee Hinnant, Jr., age 30, wishes to announce his passing which occurred on Saturday, October 16, 2021. Joseph was born August 27, 1991, in Oceanside, CA, to his parents, Joseph Lee Hinnant, Sr. and Regina Ann Hinnant. Joseph lived in Durham, NC most of his life. He attended Southern High School and was a proud Linebacker for the football team and a member of Theta Phi Psi Fraternity. "JoJo" as he was affectionately called by his family and friends was passionately creative and dedicated in all of his pursuits. At an early age he enjoyed drawing, playing the drums for his church, and doing handy work with his father. He continued to develop his creative abilities into adulthood. He enjoyed creating music and videos, dancing and helping others to express their individuality through tattoos. Of all of his accomplishments he was most proud and fulfilled through fatherhood and loving his family. JoJo enjoyed spending time with his children, family, and friends. He loved deeply with a pure heart and never needed much to have a good time. He enjoyed eating all types of food, Hispanic food especially, and was always willing to share a meal and laughs with anyone. Meeting him meant gaining an instant friend who was sure to make you laugh and smile before parting ways. He is preceded in death by his maternal grandmother and grandfather Dorothy Marie Dubose and Robert Garfield Dandridge and paternal grandmother and grandfather Emma Lee Hinnant and John Clinton Hinnant. He leaves to cherish his memory his parents, mother Regina Ann Hinnant and father Joseph Lee Hinnant, Sr. (Tanya Silva-Hinnant); sister, Dorothy Hinnant; brother, Steven Dandridge (Leighanna Dandridge); step-siblings Richie and Gabrielle; His devoted life partner Dina Roberts; children, Jayla, Messiah, Roman and Regan; niece, Ariah; nephew, Brian; and a host of extended family members and friends. Some of his closest friends whom he considered family are Brandon Fuller, Willis Evans, Zavian Evans, Matthew Riley, Dominick Cutler, Derek Lamar, Jasmine Bailey, Tyrone McMillan, Quanty Mcnair, Joshua Fuller, Ricky Suggs, DeMarielle Peebles, Mike Taborn, Tim Dudley, and Jerome Houston. A celebration of life service to honor the life of Mr. Joseph Lee Hinnant, Jr. will take place on Sunday, October 24, 2021, at Antioch Baptist Church, 1415 Holloway Street, Durham, North Carolina 27703, at 12:30 p.m., with a viewing from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Mr. Joseph Lee Hinnant, Jr. will be laid to rest in Markham Memorial Gardens.
The family of Mr. Joseph Lee Hinnant, Jr., age 30, wishes to announce his passing which occurred on Saturday, October 16, 2021. Joseph was born August 27, 1991, in Oceanside, CA, to his parents, Joseph Lee Hinnant, Sr. and Regina Ann Hinnant.... View Obituary & Service Information
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