Joseph Jourdain, Jr., departed this life on Tuesday, February 26, 2019. He was born October 13, 1932 to Joseph Sr. and Mercedes Severin Jourdain. After graduating with honors from Booker T. Washington Senior High School, he was employed as a hod carrier until retirement. Mr. Jourdain is survived by his wife of 60 years, Leah DeSilva Jourdain; children, Andrea Mumford (Donald Sr.), Ava Jourdain and Joseph Jourdain, III (Pamela); grandchildren, Donald Jr., Carmen, Alia, Tyler, Nyah, Jaxton and Analice; one great-grandchild, Cardell; niece and care giver, Petrie Turner; aunt, Roxlyn Severin White; uncle, William Severin; Brothers in law, Louis Henry, Jr. and Larry Henry, Sr, as well as a host of cousins, other relatives and friends. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at St. Raymond/St. Leo the Great Catholic Church, 2916 Paris Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70119 on Monday, March 11, 2019 at 10 AM. Interment St. Patrick Cemetery. Visitation 9 AM IN THE CHURCH.