Joseph Brooks Jr.
Joseph Brooks Jr., 87, a native of Calumet and resident of Patterson, died at 5:25 a.m. Aug. 22 at The Kindred Hospital in Lafayette after a short illness.
Visitation will be observed Saturday at St. Luke Baptist Church in Patterson from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the church Saturday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Keith Verrett officiating.
He is survived by one daughter, pastor Joe Ann Brooks of Abbeville; five grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and 21 great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, three sisters and five brothers.
Otis Mortuary Inc. of Franklin is in charge of arrangements.