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Services will be Thursday for Joseph Saddler, better known as "Dada," 96, who died June 3, 2012, at Schneider Hospital on St. Thomas.
He was born on the island of Nevis on Aug. 15, 1915. He lived on St. Thomas, where he worked until his retirement as a laborer for the V.I. government's Public Works Department.
The first viewing will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at John Thomas Memorial Chapel. The second viewing will be at 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Andrew's Anglican Church, with services following at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Western Cemetery No. 2.
He is survived by his sons, Winston Saddler Sr., Lindley Protiflet and Ashley Saddler; daughters, Alicia and Juanita Saddler, Janet Smith and Patricia Grant; nieces, Christine Saddler, Anita Margarita and Lorna Saddler; nephew, Henry "Castro" Saddler; 20 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his son, Wilburn "Sadie" Saddler.
Arrangements are by John Thomas Memorial Funeral Home.