Joseph Weber entered peacefully into his eternal rest on June 29, 2020 at his home in Killona, Louisiana surrounded by his loving family.
He was born February 1, 1943 to the late Samson and Josephine Weber. Joseph was united in holy matrimony to Evelina Gale on December 25, 1965. He accepted Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior as well as the call to the Ministry in 1969.
Joseph began his service in ministry at Canaan Baptist Church in Killona, Louisiana under the late Rev. James Powell and was later licensed and ordained under Rev. Joseph T. Bailey of Second African Baptist Church of Edgard, Louisiana. He was installed as Pastor of Second African Baptist Church in 1987 after serving as the Associate Pastor for more than a decade. Rev. Joseph Weber attended Christian Bible College of Louisiana in Kenner, Louisiana where he received his Bachelors of Theology (1992), Masters of Theology (1993), Graduate Specialist of Theology (1994) and Doctor of Theology (1996). He was a member of the Second District Missionary Baptist Association and served on the Board of Directors for several years. After his Pastorate, in 2010, Rev. Weber attended and served Greater St. Peter Baptist Church of Edgard, Louisiana under the leadership of Pastor Vernon Alexander.
Joseph was preceded in death by the love of his life and wife of 52 years, Evelina Weber, and his siblings Junius (Bernice) Weber of Utah, Alma Weber and Woodrow (Boo Boo) Weber of Edgard, LA. He leaves his unconditional love and a legacy of servitude and strength to six children, Ryan (Antoinette) Weber of Luling, LA, Rhonda (Ronald) Weber-Walker Trail of Toledo, OH, Rolanda (Brian) Copley of Holland, OH, Rosalind (Blanchard) Davis of Hahnville, LA, Renee Weber of Luling, LA and Rishawn (Trenise) Weber of Avondale, LA, his dear nephew Derrick Weber of St. Rose, LA, eleven grandchildren; Taylor Weber, Caleb Willhight, Zoë Willhight, KnowEl Willhight, Kristin Weber, Brandon Davis, Brianna Davis, Loren Willhight, Kaylin Copley, Ryanna Weber and Cassielle Weber along with a host of family and friends.
Rev. Joseph Weber was a servant of the people and a staple in the Tri-Parish area. He always looked for opportunities to serve others. He loved and was truly loved by his family, friends, and local community.
Visitation will be Thursday, July 9 th from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm at The Historic Bell Baptist Church where Rev. Rodney Johnson is Pastor. The church is located at 300 Hackberry St., Luling, LA 70070. Pictures or videos are prohibited. Due to COVID-19 concerns and CDC Guidelines, social distancing will be strictly observed. Viewing will require ALL viewers to wear a mask (NO Exceptions and no mask will be provided). Flower contributions can be sent to Bell Baptist Church 300 Hackberry St., Luling, LA 70070.
Final care entrusted to Treasures of Life Funeral Services, 315 E. Airline Highway, Gramercy, Louisiana 70052.