Joe Stafford, age 72 of Independence, Louisiana, passed away on Sunday, February 2, 2020, at his residence, with his family by his side. Joe was born on Monday, October 6, 1947, in Tickfaw, Louisiana.
He liked to cook, fish and Loved LSU football!
Joe is survived by his daughter & son-in-law, Pamela Stafford and Brad Slade, daughter & son-in-law, Kelly and Henry  Faust  III; granddaughter, Jaden Faust, sister, Margaret Pittman (Shelby).
He was preceded in death by wife, Joanie Durant Stafford, parents, David Stafford Sr., and Maudella  Anthony Stafford, brothers, Crockett, Gene, Johnny, Sam and Ray Stafford, sisters, Katie Pravata, Lucille Stafford and Ethel Coleman.
Family and friends will be received at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home - Hammond , 2000 N. Morrison Blvd Hammond, Louisiana 70401, on Saturday, February 8, 2020 from 9:00 am until 11:00 am.
Services will be held at Funeral Home Chapel - Hammond, on Saturday,  at 11:00 am, with Pastor Brandon Philips officiating.
Interment will follow at Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery in Tickfaw, Louisiana.

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