Funeral services for Joseph McGee, Jr. will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, March 17, 2018, at the Church Point Pentecostal Church in Church Point, LA. (800 S. Main Street, Church Point, LA 70525) Reverend Rick Pavlu will conduct the service. Burial will be held in the Latanache Baptist Church Cemetery in Batchelor, LA. (11520 LA 417, Batchelor, LA, 70715)
Mr. McGee, age 89, a resident of Opelousas, LA, passed away on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at Lafayette General Medical Center.
Joseph proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corp. He retired after 41 years with South Central Bell. He loved working in his yard, fishing, hunting and working his wife's ceramic shop. Joseph will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved him.
Survivors include his daughters, Linda Ann McGee and Melissa Joette McGee, both of Opelousas, LA; his brothers, Percy McGee and James McGee; his sister, Edith McGee Kresge and his grandson, Blair Darsey Miller.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Neva Carroll McGee; his parents, Joseph and Nettie Spears McGee; his sisters, Edna McGee Reed and Bea Nall and his brother, Bill McGee.
Visitation will be held in the LaFond-Ardoin Funeral Home Parlor of Opelousas on Friday, March 16, 2018, from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. On Saturday, March 17, 2018 visitation will continue at the Church Point Pentecostal Church from 9:00 AM until service time at 11:00 AM.
Family and friends are invited to sign and view the online guestbook at www.lafondardoin.com.
LaFond-Ardoin Funeral Home, 2845 South Union Street, Opelousas, LA, 70570, (337) 942-2638, has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.
Joe, we love you and will miss you. God bless all.
Hey and Sophie PackardNatchitoches, LA
Our deepest sympathy to you and your family during this time of grieving! I can take pleasure in know what a wonderful Son, Brother, Father, Uncle, Grandfather, and Friend Uncle Joe was to each of us throughout his lifetime! May He R.I.P.... we luve❤️ and miss you every day Uncle Joe and will forever be in our memories!
Edy Rae & Gary Hicks
Edith ( Davis) HicksSugar Land, TX
May the God of comfort and peace give you the strength that you need to endure the loss of your loved one and for encouragement please read Revelation 21:4. I am so sorry for your loss.
NinaBaton Rouge, LA
Lisa, I am sorry for your lost. I met your father on many occasions. He never met a stranger and had no enemies. R.I.P. Mr. Joe.
John Earl VenableChurch Point, LA
GOD TRULY BLESSED UNCLE JOE WITH HIS FAMILY AND HIS LONG LIFE, I WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER HIS LARGER THAN LIFE SMILE AND HIS LOVE FOR HIS FAMILY THAT WAS ALWAYS SO CLEAR. A GREAT MAN LOVING FATHER AND WONDERFUL UNCLE, I WILL MISS OUR TRIPS BUT I HAVE GODS PROMISE WE WILL MEET AGAIN . LOVE AND PRAYERS TO THE ONES LEFT BUT NEVER FORGOTTEN WE LOVE YOU ALL
BARBARA DAVIS WALPOLESugar Land, TX
Condolences sent to Linda, Lisa and Blair on the loss of their father and grandfather. Uncle Joe is no longer suffering and has been reunited with the love of his life! Love and prayers sent to all of you!❤️🙏🏻🙏🏻
Betty Jo McGee GautreauxRacelandCondolence, LA
Little Brother, you will be missed daily but I will always cherish the memories we made from childhood to adulthood. My prayers are for the ones you leave behind. God Bless you and love you.
Your loving sister,
Edith KresgePoint Blank, TX
Our prayers are with you and the family. Uncle Joe will be missed every day but his memories will live on in our hearts.
Verna and Gavin McClelland
Verna McClellandSpring, TX