Joel David Tedford, 67, worked as a broker and realtor with Coastal Development

Joel David Tedford

OAK ISLAND — Joel David Tedford, 67, formerly of Middlesex and Atlanta, Georgia, died Saturday, July 17, 2021, at his residence among family.

Joel was born in July 1954 in Raleigh, the son of the late Ernest Tedford and Daphne Deans Tedford. He attended Southern Nash High School in Bailey. He was a general contractor in Atlanta, Georgia, and owner of Tedford & Associates, a company specializing in multi-family residential construction. He moved to Oak Island in 2002 and was a broker/realtor with Coastal Development.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Vickie Bannister Tedford; three daughters, Angie Sheffield of Buford, Georgia, Nicole Tedford and Ashley Cummings of Oak Island; seven grandchildren, Alli Sheffield, Kate Sheffield, Landon Sheffield, Matthew Cummings, Sophie Peacock, Quintin Peacock and Rylee Tedford; sister, Sharon Eider-Orley of Scottsdale, Arizona; and aunt, Naomi Deans of Cleveland, Tennessee.

The family will hold a celebration of life in Oak Island to be announced at a later date.

Share online condolences with the family at Michael J. Fulwood Funeral Service Licensee.

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