Joseph Duford Remedies lovingly known as J.D., Joe, or Jake, 74, of Stonewall, Louisiana passed away Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at Willis Knighton South in Shreveport.
He was born in Shreveport, LA to Flo and Ada Meshell Remedies on December 2, 1943.
Joe grew up in Zwolle, LA and attended St. Joseph Catholic School. He started working in the logging industry at 15 and moved to Shreveport at age 17 where he went to work for Industrial Roofing. After twenty years, he went to work for Bossier Parish School Board where he retired in 2011. He was good at what he did and won several roofer awards for his achievements. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved fast cars.
He was preceded in death by his daughter; Tonya Michelle Hollifield Remedies and his parents.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 36 years; Ola Ruth Hollifield Remedies, Daughter; Adrianne Jo Remedies, Sons; Allen Joe Remedies and wife Denise of Blanchard, and Don Michael Remedies. Grandchildren; Jessica Lynn Remedies, Tristen Remedies, and Destiny Remedies. Sister; Judy Fergerson and Brother; Eldon Flo Remedies, to many more family members to count and many many friends.
The family wishes to extend a special thanks to WK South ICU, nurse Carrie West and friend, Barbara Ezernack.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital Shreveport, 1501 Kings Hwy, Shreveport, LA 71104 in loving memory of Joe Remedies.