A funeral service will be held this Saturday, June 22 for an Opelousas man killed this past weekend after he was ambushed in a shooting outside his home.
Police said 49-year-old Joseph “Stanley” Boxie, Jr. died at the scene, around 3 a.m. Sunday, in the driveway of his home on Martin Luther King Drive.
His funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church.
Family and loved ones will receive friends beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday at the Melancon Funeral Home Chapel until the time of his services.
Boxie, who was lovingly referred to as Junie, Mr. 630, and Big 6, was employed as a truck driver and owner operator for many years.
He had a passion for music and was intrigued with vehicles of all types. He was also a gifted musical artist and performer, according to his obit.
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