Joseph Fedrick Harding, Sr., 75, a native of Grand Caillou and a resident of Houma, LA passed away peacefully at 2:35 p.m. on Thursday, June 7, 2018.
Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until funeral time at the church. The funeral will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 15, 2018 at Morning Star Baptist Church, 120 Mission Blvd. in Houma. Burial will follow in the Combon Cemetery.
He is survived by his sons, Joseph Harding, Jr. (Antoinette) and Jude Harding (Shannon); daughters, Sylvia H. McKinley, Latia Williams and Sharon Stoves; twelve grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; brothers, Lee Charles Harding (Mary), Rev. Fred Trosclair, Sr. (Rosemary) and McArthur Harding (Gwen); sisters. Hester "Sally" Smith and Alice "Janice" Swinson.
He was preceded in death by his former wife, Bessie Trosclair Harding; devoted companion, Irma Lee Williams; parents, Lee and Alice Socko Harding; brothers, Calvin and Pat Harding, Sr.
Arrangements entrusted to Jones Funeral Home of Houma.