Joseph Bickham, Sr., 73, native of New Orleans and resident of Hammond passed away at home on February 20, 2012.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Lee Marshall Bickham, his daughter Thoundia Bickham and three sons, Joseph (Angie) Bickham, Jr., Troy (Jackie) Bickham and Christopher (Deneka) Bickham. He also leaves four sisters, Doretha Thomas, Luella (RB) Spears, Dorothy Wells and Bobbie Robinson and one brother Ray Allen (Mary) Bickham and 11 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by parents Pastor Henry Pricilla Bickham, his daughter, Roda Lisa Bickham and five brothers, Dave, Willie, Leroy, Bertrel, and Cleveland Bickham.
Visitation will take at N. A. James Funeral Home on Sunday February 26, 2012 from 6 – 8p.m. Pastor Calvin Jackson will conduct funeral services at New Star Missionary Baptist Church on Monday February 27th at 11 a.m.
Interment will follow at Holly Gardens Cemetery.