John Thomas Joe Jr.
John Thomas Joe Jr., a landscaper and expert mechanic, died on May 23rd at age 67.
A Rockaway resident for more than 40 years, Joe served in the US Army during the Vietnam War and Korean War and he was a member of the Church of Philadelphia in Norfolk, VA.
Joe was preceded in death by his parents, John Thomas Joe Sr., and Lillie Mae Smith Joe; sister, Lucy Pearl Joe Evans; brothers, James Lee Joe, Robert Henry Joe and Ivory Ragin Joe and his son, Anthony Joe. He is survived by his wife, Ann Stubbs; children, Benita Joe, Taren (Sam) Joe-Nelson, Karen (Ann) Joe, Tera L. Kirksey-Coleman and Roshawn Williams; siblings, William Arthur Joe and Ernestine Joe Williams; 16 grandchildren, four great- grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney’s Funeral Home in Inwood, NY.