Joseph “Joe” Coleman Christopher, 71, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away on Saturday, June 12, 2021, at his home. He was born November 29, 1949, in Mooresville to the late Zeffie (Zeb) Coleman Christopher and Lucille (Lucy) Elizabeth Blackwelder.

Joe worked at Duke Energy as an electrician 33 years before his retirement. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army in the 101st Airborne.

Joe is survived by his wife, Sherrie Christopher; daughter, Courtney Rhyne; stepchildren, Natasha Rasado (Raymond) and Kimberly Huffman; sisters, Patricia Heavner and Barbara Smith (Lonnie); and grandchildren, Haily, Dakota, Aaron, Madison and Darren.

A graveside service, with full military honors, will be held at Salisbury National Cemetery on Friday, June 18, 2021, at 9 a.m. with Phillip Moore officiating.

Memorials may be sent to Hospice and Palliative Care of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625.

Cavin-Cook Funeral Home and Crematory, Mooresville, is serving the Christopher family. Condolences may be sent to the family at