Joseph "Head" Johnson Jr., a native of Fordoche and resident of Maringouin was called to glory on March 26, 2021 at his residence. Visitation held on Friday, April 2 at A. Wesley's Funeral Home, 10810 Ventress Dr., Maringouin from 2 to 6 pm and on Saturday, April 3 at Greater Union Missionary Baptist Church, 5541 Fordoche Rd., Fordoche from 10 am until religious services at 11 am. Interment at False River Station Cemetery. Head was born unto the union of the late Joseph Johnson, Sr. and Thelma Johnson on the 19th of May in 1952. He leaves to cherish his loving wife, Mildred Johnson of 50 years; five children, Tongnia, Lavale, Latricia, Joseph III and Ameesha; 11 grandkids; and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his father, Joseph Johnson Sr.; and two sisters, Ruby Johnson and Delores Powell. Professional services entrusted to A. Wesley's Funeral Home.
Published in The Advocate from Mar. 31 to Apr. 3, 2021.