SUNRISE: JULY 28, 1948. SUNSET: AUGUST 17, 2013. Joseph was an Army Veteran of the Vietnam War, an honorary member of the Young Men's of Olympian for 41 years and an employee with the City of New Orleans for 30 years with N.O. Sanitation and Sewerage & Water Board Departments. Son of the late Leontine Bailey. Beloved husband of Beatrice D. Johnson. Father of Darnell Smith, Alfred and Farrell Bergeron, Tiffany and Alfreda Isom and the late Kimberly Johnson. Brother of Lydia, Tommy and Wellington Bailey. Son-in-law of Maldotha Isom and the late Oscar Smith. Brother-in-law of Maldotha Beverly, Sidney Isom and the late Thelma Mary Williams and Vincent Beverly. Nephew of Juanita Smith and the late Augustine Grey and Willie Smith. He is also survived by 18 grandchildren, three daughters-in-law, devoted friends Yvonne Pierce and Joseph Terrel and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Family and friends are invited to celebrate his Home going Service on Saturday, August 24, 2013 at Charbonnet-Labat-Glapion Funeral Home, 1615 St. Philip St. N.O.LA for 10:00 am, Rev. Johnathan Smith, officiating. Interment is in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, 4000 Norman Mayer Ave. Visitation begins at 9:00 am. Traditional Jazz Funeral. CHARBONNET-LABAT-GLAPION 504-581-4411
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1615 ST PHILIP ST
New Orleans, LA 70116-2936
Published in TheAdvocate.com from Aug. 20 to Aug. 24, 2013