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Joseph Efferson

November 16, 1935 — December 19, 2021

Joseph Efferson

Funeral services for Joseph Ronald Efferson, 86, will be held 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home, 2201 Airline Drive, Bossier City, Louisiana. Interment will follow at Rose-Neath Cemetery, 5185 Swan Lake Road, Bossier City, Louisiana. Joseph was born November 16, 1935 in Denham Springs, Louisiana to William A. Efferson and Laura Dupuy Efferson, and passed away Sunday, December 19, 2021 in Bossier City, Louisiana. Joe Efferson went to college at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge and fell in love with Azelia who he married and had six children. After graduating from LSU, he spent most of his career working for Western Electric and AT&T until he retired. As an engineer he worked on the development and manufacturing of several home phones and commercial pay phones which we all used way before cell phones. He loved to help people and spent time with Knights of Columbus, Optimist Club and working at Good Samaritan in Hot Springs Village for 20 years. Joseph is preceded in death by his parents; brother, William A. Efferson, Jr. and wife, Margaret; sister, Beverly Morals and husband, Prot. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Azelia Pecquet Efferson; sons, Douglas Efferson and wife, Vanessa, Joseph Efferson, Jr. and wife, Cindy; daughters, Catherine Beaird and husband, Rex, Carla Plunkett and husband, James, Cindy Cipriano and husband, Francisco, Phyllis Thurman and husband David; brother Rusty Efferson and wife, Mavis. In lieu of flowers the family suggests a donation may be made to The Knights of Columbus (Hot Springs Village Knights of Columbus, #2316) 295 Balearic Rd, Hot Springs, Arkansas 71909. For the family and friends who cannot be with us, we invite you to join ZOOM live stream on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. CST. Click on the link below. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83670491365?pwd=ekJMRjJjWUx6QzlaYUx1VlVQYVlDQT09
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