Alton Joseph, 93, a native and resident of Thibodaux, departed this life on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at his residence.
Visiting will be held on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 from 9am until the hour of service at 11am at Third Zion Baptist Church in Raceland. Burial in Lafourche Crossing.
He leaves to cherish his memories, 1 son, Freddie Gaines Jr., (Carla); 2 daughters, Shirley Holmes (Leroy) and Joann Brown (Herman); 2 sisters, Amelia Sims and Ethel Mae Harold; 4 sisters-in-law; Rebecca Joseph, Gertie Walker, Ola and Eula Thomas; 3 brothers-in-law, Early and Eddie Thomas and Clifford Walker; 16 grandchildren and a host of great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by his wife, Beatrice T. Joseph; Parents, Henry and Ethel R. Joseph; son, Alton Joseph, Jr.; brothers, Edward, Lawrence, Herman, Sidney, Warren and Cleveland Joseph; Sisters, Dorothy Washington, Anna Joseph and Marguerite Harris.
Kennedy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.Email obituary