The Port Arthur News
PORT ARTHUR —
Joseph "Joe" Junior Simon was departed this life on August 30, 2013. Joseph was born January 9, 1953 in Ville Platte, Louisiana to Minus Simon and Eva Guillory. At the age of 5 to adulthood “Joe” was reared by John and Hazel Zackery he grew up in Grand Prairie and attended school in Plaisance, LA.
Joe was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, and siblings; Ronald and Tina Zackery.
Joe was a father, son, brother, uncle, nephew, cousin and friend to many. He loved, he is loved, and he will be missed. As one of his close family member said "family gatherings won't be the same"!
Cherishing his memories are his stepmother Myrtle Zackery, son William Caleb Rodger, grandchildren: Amirah, Halimah, and Sadiq, godson Johnny (Monica) Freeman, 16 siblings: Ester Taylor, Romona (Edison) Stevens, Laura Warner, Barbra Lazard, Leslie Zackery, Helen Zackery, Tillman Zackery, Alfreda (Terry) Thompson, Talbert Zackery, Arville (Betty) Zackery, Winston (Rose) Zackery, Justine Thomas, Glinda (Donald) Simon, Laura Monday, Darrel Jack, Felton Zackery, and a host of relatives and friends.
Visitation is scheduled from 8:00 A.M. until 10:00 A.M. with Funeral Service immediately following at Hannah Funeral Home Chapel. Interment Live Oak Memorial Park.
Final Arrangements Entrusted To: Hannah Funeral Home, Inc.