OBITUARY

Joseph "Captain Joe" Anslum

February 13, 1938November 10, 2011

Joseph "Captain Joe" Anslum February 13, 1938-November 10, 2011 Joseph "Captain Joe" Anslum, 73, a native of New Orleans, LA, and a resident of Patterson, LA, passed away 4:20 Thursday, November 10, 2011 at his residence. "Captain Joe" as known by those closest to him, spent 40 years as a tug boat captain until his retirement in 2007. Working tirelessly to provide a stable life for his family. He was a man of simple pleasure and held true to the values of hard work and accountably. He had a passion and dedication to his family that was unwavering. Father to many and "paw paw" to many other children. A practical joker, He loved to laugh and make others laugh, tending to his garden, and spending time with his wife, kids and grandkids. He had a huge heart and is loved and missed by all that knew him. Joseph is survived by his wife Mary Elise Voisin Anslum; 1 Brother William Anslem and his wife Judy Millet Anslem; his children Terry Anslem and his wife Lorie, Jolene Guillory and her husband Kirk, Chad Anslum and his wife Rebecca, Celeste Williams and her husband Greg, and Kimberly Anslum; his grandchildren Heather and Matthew Anslem, Kira and Haley Guillory, Cassandra, Ariana, Brittany and Carina Stewart, Lillian, Rhiannon and Tristan Anslum, and also Olivia and Alexander Williams; two step-daughters Delia Voisin, and Virgie Norman; two step-sons Samuel William and John William; one nephew George Dupre III; he is also survived by 13 other grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great grandchild. Joseph is preceded in death by his parents; one step-daughter; one sister; one brother; and one brother-in-law. A time of remembrance and reflection will be observed Monday, November 14, 2011, from 1:00 pm until 6:00 pm at Hargrave Funeral Home; with services at 6:00 pm in The Hargrave Funeral Home Chapel.

Tribute To Captain Joe Anslum. Dear God in Heaven above Today is the day that You took someone we love We know that Today is not a day of death, but rebirth Because he lived a long and healthy life here on earth So on this day we will look back no more Because on this day we know he's with You, Jesus Christ our Lord The man that has left us he will truly be missed For all that knew him we know that we were blessed Dear God in Heaven above The man that I refer to was a husband, father, brother, grandfather and dear friend For when our time comes we know that we will see him again Dear God in Heaven above We pray that You will guide us to see this through Hold us and keep us safe in all that we do.we need not to worry Because Your there with him with open arms Dear God in Heaven above The man that stands before You was deeply loved Although it seems like it is the end Now the memories of him shall begin Dear God in Heaven above We are here today with sorrow and grief But when we look up toward Heaven there will be a sence of relief Because the man before You is in a better place.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, November 14, 2011
  • Funeral Service Monday, November 14, 2011
REMEMBERING

Joseph "Captain Joe" Anslum

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Chad Anslum

November 9, 2012

one year later and i am missing you still. I THINK of you daily and hope that my life has as much meaning as yours had for so many. A true role model and hero in my eyes. I love you dad!

Chris Barnhill

November 16, 2011

Dear Paran, Thank You for being so kind and gracious to me!! I am truly blessed to know you for twenty nine years. My mind will be filled with so many great memories of you. I can honestly say that my life has benefited from knowing you. You will always be loved and will never be forgotten!! We will see you again some day just over in glory land! Love Always, Chris Barnhill AKA Badboy

Karen Abramovitz

November 14, 2011

I'm so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Karen Abramovitz

twila potter

November 14, 2011

I didnt know him personally but I do know he gave life to a wonderful daughter kimberly and other kids. We are sorry for the loss your family is going thru and our thoughts and prayers are with the family in this time of need.

Kimberly Anslum

November 14, 2011

I think about you every day. I know you're taken care of in heaven but I miss you and wish I could see you one last time. <3...Kimmie

Jolene Guillory

November 13, 2011

Jolene Guillory

November 13, 2011

Rebecca Suttoon

November 13, 2011

gonna miss you unlce joe we love you very much and shall see you again one day

Elaine Voisin

November 13, 2011

Joe was a good friend & dependable long time employee of my husband and I at Jessie Voisin Boat Rentals. My thoughts & prayers are with the family during this time of sorrow. In deepest sympathy, Elaine Voisin

Eva Guillotte

November 13, 2011

Parain you will truly be missed...