Arthur Joe Sr.
1925 - 2021
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JOE, SR, Arthur Arthur Fred Joe, Sr. was born October 16, 1925 in Palestine, Texas and passed away at the age of 95 on January 10, 2021 in Dallas, Texas. Arthur proudly served in the United States Navy and was a World War II Veteran. He was active in the civil rights movement and was a founding member of the civil rights organization Black Citizens for Justice, Law, and Order (BCJLO) in 1969. The Baylor University Institute for Oral History published his oral memoirs in 2015 documenting his civil rights activism in Texas. He leaves behind his loving wife of 53 years, Daisy E. Coleman Joe of Dallas; daughters, Barbara Joe-Jones of South Orange, New Jersey, Earnie A. Joe of Dallas, and son, Arthur F. Joe, Jr. of Dallas; 3 grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, family members, and friends. Visitation will be on Thursday, January 21,2021 from 1-5 p.m. at Restland Funeral Home. Funeral Service will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, January 22nd in Restland Abbey Chapel. Masks must be worn, and strict social distancing protocols will be observed. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Black Citizens for Justice, Law and Order (

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Published in Dallas Morning News on Jan. 21, 2021.
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February 24, 2021
My dad was a legend greatest dad ever I will miss you dearly you are in heaven watching over us .
Arthur Joe Jr.
January 24, 2021
We love mr. joe! We pray for daisy and the kids! May he rest in eternal peace! May the perpetual light shine upon him! Amen. Paul, Janice, Chanel, melody, Peter and Paul Ernest Martin Clark.
Paul Clark
January 22, 2021
Prayers and My Condolences...May God comfort and strengthen the family during this time and give you a peace that surpasses all understanding. Sending my Love
Reatha Robinson
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