Joseph Wallace Smith, Jr., 74, widower of Sandra Joaen Smith, passed away Friday, Dec 9 2022, at his New Orleans residence.
Born in Muskogee, Oklahoma, he was the son of the late Joseph Wallace Smith and Esta Lee Ballew Smith. He is survived by his daughter, Joaen Smith Hebert and his granddaughter, Harley, of Marrero. Other survivors include his sister Carolyn Catlett (Kenneth) of Muskogee, Ok, his companion Monique Breaux of Lockport, La, and a host of wonderful nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Joe was a proud Oklahoma State University graduate and longtime resident of the French Quarter. He retired from a fulfilling career in industrial sales and safety supplies for many corporations
including Ferguson, Shell, and Vallen. He attended Our Lady of Guadalupe Church & International Shrine of St. Jude and was a member of many organizations including the Emerald Society, the Elk’s Club, and the NRA. MOTHE FUNERAL HOME is assisting the family during this difficult time.
A memorial service will be conducted at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Our Lady of Guadalupe Church and Shrine of St. Jude, 411 N. Rampart St. New Orleans, La 70112. Family and friends may offer condolences at mothefunerals.com