Published 12:00 am Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Joey John Bonstaff Sr., 59, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010, at his home. He was a self-employed general contractor and a veteran of the U.S. Army in the Vietnam War.

He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Sharon C. Bonstaff; mother, Ella B. Bonstaff; five sons, Michael Bonstaff, Timothy Bonstaff, Joey Bonstaff Jr. (Barbara), Joshua Bonstaff and Jarriod Bonstaff (Jennifer); four daughters, Dawn Gaudet (Jamie), Kerrie Bonstaff, Jessica Bonstaff and Jill Cambre (Kevin); two brothers, Ronnie and Jack Bonstaff; three sisters, Cynthia Rainey, Gail Lobdell and Sedonia Lester; and 13 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father, Moran Bonstaff Sr.

Visitation was held on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011, at H.C. Alexander Funeral Home in Norco. A memorial service was held at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made in his honor to Serenity Hospice, 3712 Macarthur Blvd., No. 204, New Orleans, LA 70114-6847. Family and friends are invited to send their condolences to