Joseph P. Lucido

Antioch, California

1925 - 2012

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You are truly missed Big Joe! From the Smith kids on Rio Grande Drive ! Great memories , such a sweet spirited man ! A legend for sure .

I think everyone in antioch knew him. He would tell us kids if we could sing the song he played on his truck he would give us a free ice cream! He was a great man.

I remember him as Big Joe the Ice Cream Man, he made the hot days better, I have very fond memories of this man from my youth, and I am so sorry that my grand-children will never have the chance to buy ice cream bars from him. He always remembered all us kids, even as adults, I remember visiting friends on El Monte and he came by and I took my daughter who was like 2 or 3 out to meet him, and was shocked that he remembered me and asked about my little brother, he gave my daughter that huge...

Loved u Big Joe I have a pic of u and my siblings taken over 36 years go would love to send a copy to Ur family where can I send it to? Any Facebook pages? I am on Facebook under Sandy Hitt-Jimenez

It was so cool to be a cousin of Big Joe! Growing up to the sound of the ice cream truck rolling into the neighborhood, and seeing Joe's smile.

Big Joe was the best ice-cream man in the world,every body loved him,He is a man that you will never ever forget!!! I can't wait to get Ice-Cream from in Heaven!!!...Steve

Yes he even delivered to Antioch on Belle Dr. We'd yell, "Joe!" Instead of, "stop" like they do now.
Penny Bonari-Smith

I was so sad to hear you passed away big joe you will always be in are hearts and minds thanks for all the free ice cream i had no money from all the kids on Lipton st in Antioch we will never forget your simple RIP my friend . We had such of a great child hood thanks to people like you

Big joe we will miss you so much we grew up with you he was one of the nicest guys I knew I Remember you giving me free ice cream when I had no money to buy one . My prays for your family
RIP old friend !!!


Joseph's Obituary

Joseph P. Lucido January 1, 1925 - October 16, 2012Resident of PittsburgJoseph P. Lucido passed away on Tuesday, October 16, 2012. He was a lifelong resident of Pittsburg and worked for the U.S. Steelmill for over 30 years. He was best known for being Big Joe the ice cream man in Antioch for over...

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