Mr. Albert Joseph Skipper, 92, a native of Labadieville, La., and a resident of Morgan City, La., died Wednesday, Oct. 21, at 11:58 a.m.
He is survived by his brother, Jimmy Skipper; two stepsons, Jesse (Janis) Jones Jr. and Leroy (Hazel) Jones; companion, Iona Ruffin; and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister; two brothers; one stepbrother; and one stepson.
He was a member of the Deacon Alliance Board, the Louisiana Southern Baptist Association, the Elks, the Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church Men’s Ministry, a honorary member of the New Adonis Auxiliary and a World War II Army veteran.
Visitation will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, at Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church with burial at Morgan City Mausoleum. The East St. Mary Veteran Funeral Squad will perform a graveside service.
Jones Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.