Mr. Joseph Brooks Jr., 87, a resident of Patterson and native of Calumet, died Thursday, August 22, 2013, at 5:25 a.m., at The Kindred Hospital in Lafayette following a short illness.

He is survived by one daughter, Pastor Joe Ann Brooks of Abbeville; five grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; and 21 great great grandchildren.

Mr. Brooks was preceded in death by his grandparents, parents, three sisters and five brothers.

Visitations will be observed Saturday, August 31, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at St. Luke Baptist Church, 1709 Harry St. in Patterson.

Burial rites will be read Saturday, at 2 p.m., at that church, with the Rev. Keith Verrett officiating.

The Otis Mortuary of Franklin is in charge of preparations.

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