Joe Cacibauda was Band Director at Ocean Springs High School for 31 years.
Monday, the 70 year old died at his home after a long battle with lung cancer.
Known as Mr. Joe by his students, he was Band Director at Ocean Springs from 1984 until he retired in 2015.
Before coming to Ocean Springs, Cacibauda worked at Bay High, St. Martin and in Biloxi.
Plans for a public memorial will be announced at a later date.
Video/ Photo Courtesy of Ocean Springs High School Band Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/OSHSBGP/.