Warnice Joel McCaskill, 83, of Biscoe, went home to be with his Lord on Friday, December 27, 2019. A funeral service was held 4 p.m., Sunday, December 29, 2019 at Tabernacle Baptist Church. The Rev. Lee McKinney and the Rev. Jack Phillips officiated and burial followed in the church cemetery.

Mr. McCaskill was born February 8, 1936 in Montgomery County, the son of Warnice and Pattie Lee Elam McCaskill of Biscoe. He was retired from the North Carolina Department of Corrections after 20 years of service. He was a charter member of Tabernacle Baptist Church in Candor. Joel enjoyed cooking his chicken stew for large crowds, enjoyed time with his family and friends, and spending time with his wife Yvonne at their mountain home in Celo.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Yvonne Thompson McCaskill; daughters, Doris McCaskill Whitley and husband Jack of Asheboro and Nita McCaskill McKinney and husband Lee of Cameron; son, Tim McCaskill and wife Julie of Biscoe; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Briggs-Candor Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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