Joseph 'Joe' Bercume, 51


Joseph "Joe" Bercume, 51, of Donnellson, died Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, at Hillsboro Area Hospital.

A memorial service will be held Friday, Nov. 8, at 1 p.m. at Hough and Sons Funeral Home in Hillsboro.

Mr. Bercume was born March 17, 1968, in Atlanta, GA, to Joseph and Esther Bercume. He married Mary Straub on April 8, 2005, and she survives.

A cook at Lu-Bob's Restaurant in Greenville, he enjoyed sewing, drawing and cooking.

In addition to his mother and wife, he is survived by one daughter, Katherine Bercume of Donnellson; two sons, Joseph Bercume of Tennessee and Josh Straub of Collinsville; three grandchildren; one sister; and one brother.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by two children in infancy.

Memorials may be made to the family.

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