Youngstown- Joseph Shields, 66, was called home to be the Lord August 12, 2019.
Joseph Shields was born February 11, 1953 in Alligator, Mississippi to the late Mary Ann Redmond.
Joseph gave his life to the lord at a very young age. He attended Aggie High School in Clarksdale Mississippi and married Mattie L Blissett in February 1972 and from that union three children were born. Joseph was a very caring and kind man. He was a hard worker and loved fixing cars.
To forever cherish his memories he leaves behind a brother, Raymond L Redmond (Marcella Redmond) a sister Viesta Jones; five children, three daughters, Delphine A, Shields, Margaret J Shields and DeShawn L. Williams; two sons, Joseph Shields Jr. and Darnell Williams; two step sons, Tremain L Williams and Brain Williams; a very special friend close to his heart Catrice Williams and brother in law Roosevelt Battle; 30 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother Mary Ann Redmond; grandmother Florence Kidd; nephews Joeray L Redmond, Cameron S Redmond and Brother in law Columbus E. Jones Sr.