Joe was born in Washington, D.C. and raised in Winnsboro, SC. He attended McCrorey Liston High and graduated in 1977. He then enlisted in the US Army and served from November 1977 to November 1983. Joe is currently employed with the Hamilton County Clerk’s office in the Tag and Title Department. He and his wife, Barbara, have been married since March 17, 1980, andhave four children and five grandchildren. Joe has been a member of NCF since September 1996.