Joseph Griffith Cline
December 14, 1957 – May 4, 2019
Joseph Griffith Cline, 61; (“Joe”), died peacefully in AdventHealth Hospital, Winter Park, FL after a courageous battle with cancer with his brother and sister-in-law by his side. Joe was born December 14, 1957 in Columbia, SC the second son of the late Betty Culbreth and Herbert Eugene Cline, Jr. (Gene). Joe worked many years marketing consumer products nationwide, most notably Dial Soap, Oral B and Gillette. At the time of his death, he was employed by Chase Bank.
Joe was proceeded in death by his Father Herbert Eugene Cline, Jr. (1978) and Mother Betty (2013). He is survived by his brother, Herbert Eugene Cline III (Gene); his wife Diane of Charlotte, NC, aunts, uncles, cousins and his trusty black and tan wiener dog Roscoe.
Joe always enjoyed his family and had a large circle of friends. Joe graduated from UNCC and was an Eagle Scout. He had many interests which included collector automobiles, design and landscaping.
Joe’s counsel and advice will be missed. He had a unique way of analyzing situations to provide clarity, support and encouragement to all.
A Graveside Inurnment , along with a Celebration of Life Service will take place on Saturday, June 1st, 2019. Inurnment will be at 10:00am at the Cline family plot, at Sharon Memorial Park in Charlotte, NC followed by a Celebration of Life Service at 11:30am at Believers Bible Chapel, 13531 Lancaster Highway, Pineville, NC 28134.
Sharon Memorial Park
Celebration of Life Service
Believers Bible Chapel
13531 Lancaster Highway
- Celebration of Life Gathering Saturday, May 18, 2019
Joseph Griffith Cline
May 16, 2019
I first had the pleasure of meeting Joe at Sears when we worked there together there back in 2004. Immediately he was an amazing person, always eager to learn as well as teach. When I left Sears for a better opportunity at Chase I was super excited to find out about 2 years later that Joe accepted a mgmt position with overnights. Even though he wasn't my direct mgr we picked up right where we left off as if we never lost touch. He was always there whenever you needed him for anything. We always talked about his number one friend, Roscoe. He loved him more than life itself. We could always relate with me being a dachshund lover myself. Joe was someone that no matter what you were going through or needed he was always there and supported you. He will be missed, but I'm glad he is in no pain and in a better place. I love you Joe and we will meet on the flip side. Party on my dear friend.
May 16, 2019
Paul and i used to visit his desk to share stories and laugh about our day when he worked for Sears Home Services. He was a well rounded, funny, smart man who always made my day. He will be deeply missed. R.I.P dear man. Sheila
May 15, 2019
I met Joe while working overnight and I just remembered how positive he was. He was always talking about his dog Roscoe and had stories for days to keep us laughing. You can tell he lived and had a good life. Not often will you find a TL that was so caring and would ask how you doing. He was such a sweet and understanding individual and he will really be missed. My condolences and prayers to his family at this time
May 13, 2019
in January Joe contacted me about purchasing one of his cars and instantly he was my best friend and not because of the car sale....but because that's the way he was. Over the next 3 months we spoke every 4or5 days about cars and his treatments. Living in new jersey I was on vacation in Florida and we finally meet and he hugged me like he had known me forever.I wish our paths in life crossed sooner. I will miss him, I will miss his calls ,I will miss his early
morning texts,I will miss my new friend .thank you for the movie car and thank you for the memory.
May 10, 2019
Joe Cline was my Team Leader when I started working the overnight shift. He loved talking about Roscoe and Roscoe personality. Joe had some interesting stories he would share about famous people he meet. He shared stories about traveling for his job and the many different states visited and hotels he stayed at. I enjoyed listening to him. I will miss him and I am sure other at Chase will too.
May 9, 2019
Joe was a fast friend to all. I remember the first day we met when he joined our leadership team in Orlando. He greeted everyone with a firm handshake and a brilliant smile. Joe was patient, caring, and charismatic; all the while, balancing life lessons with beautiful stories. I am so proud to have known him and prouder still to support his memory by doing all I can to pass on the kindness he showed me during a time of great emotional need.