Jeff Joseph will be laid to rest in his home community of St. Joseph this Saturday, government has revealed.
The funeral service will begin at 2: 30 p.m. following viewing of Joseph’s body at 2 p.m., Cabinet Secretary Felix Gregoire said.
Government has declared a National Day of Mourning for the cadence legend on Saturday and ordered that flags be flown at half-mast on all public buildings.
Joseph has been described as a Goodwill Ambassador for Dominica and government has called on fans overseas to join Dominica in observing the National Day of Mourning in his honour.
Some fans of Joseph had been asking for his funeral service to be held at Windsor Park Stadium.
Public viewing of the body shall be from 12:00 noon to 2:15 p.m at the St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church.
The late Jeff Jo will be buried at the St. Joseph Roman Catholic Cemetery.
All official mourners are requested to be in their seats no later than 2:15 pm.
Jeff Jo died at the La Manard Hospital in Martinique last week Wednesday after two major surgeries.