Joe Lewis Devlin, 60 was born on March 22, 1961, in McCormick, South Carolina to Gladys Devlin and Jessie Brown, Sr. At a young age Joe moved with his family to Orange, NJ. It was his time in Orange Joe was most fond of from his childhood, as it was during this time, he fostered a love for basketball. If you ever asked him, he would always tell you about his all-star days.
By the time Joe attended high school the family had moved to Newark, NJ. While in Newark Joe attended Barringer High School. It was here he met the love of his life, Deborah Thomas. The two later married on June 8, 1985. Together they had a beautiful daughter, Fatimah.
Anyone who knew Joe knew Fatimah was his pride and joy. And he had the same love for his two grandchildren Makayli and Micah.
Joe spent many years working in different facets at the New Jersey Motor Vehicles and later in life found a love for driving trucks.
Joe is survived by his wife Deborah (Thomas) Devlin, daughter Fatimah (Devlin) Pough, son in law Damian Pough, granddaughter Makayli Alexander, grandson Micah Bradley, granddaughter in law Kayleigh Pough, brother Damon Devlin, brother James Devlin, brother Clarence Devlin, brother Johnny Brown, wife Lynn Brown, a very special niece Gladys "Lady" Devlin as well as a host of other Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, Nephews, and friends.
Joe was predeceased by his mother Gladys (Cantlow) Devlin, his father Jessie Brown Sr., his stepfather John Devlin Sr., brother John Devlin Jr., brother Jessie Brown, sister Brenda Wakefield.
Services will be 12 Noon on Saturday, February 26, 2022, at the Chapel of Robinson & Son Mortuary, Inc. Visitation will be from 10:00 A.M. until the time of his services. Please be mindful and practice social distancing and wear a mask. Online condolences may be sent to email@example.com. Arrangements are being handled by Robinson and Son Mortuary Inc.
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