Jimmy Ray Granger Sr.
Funeral services for Mr. Jimmy Ray Granger Sr., 73, will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 25, 2013, in Miguez Funeral Home with Deacon Mike Tramel officiating.
Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.
Funeral home visitation will begin from 12-10 p.m. today, Friday, May 24, 2013, and will resume at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 25, 2013, until time of services.
A rosary, led by Deacon Tramel, will be recited at 6:30 p.m. today, Friday, in the funeral home chapel.
Mr. Granger died at 10:29 p.m., Wednesday, May 22, 2013, in Camelot Brookside in Jennings.
Mr. Granger was a lifelong resident of Jennings. He was a graduate of Jennings High School Class of 1957. He received degrees from McNeese and ULL (formerly USL). He retired as a computer technician for the Jefferson Davis Parish School Board. He was in the U.S. Army, serving two tours in Germany as a helicopter crew chief and a Past Commander of the American Legion Post No. 403 of Lake Arthur. He had a life devoted to learning and was a master of all trades.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia Hart Valdetero Granger of Jennings; two daughters, Robin Granger Bivin of Jennings, Shaun (Johnny) Hurstell of The Woodlands, Texas; three sons, Jimmy Ray (Cindy) Granger Jr. of Elton, Hunter Luther (Michelle) Granger of Jennings, Aaron Dewey (Vicki) Granger of Hathaway; one sister, Shelia (John) Chapman of Singapore; one brother, Gerald (Nina) Granger of Jennings; one sister-in-law, Pat Granger of Lake Charles; and 10 grandchildren.
Mr. Granger was preceded in death by his parents, Dewey and Azalie Manuel Granger; his first wife, Christine Holt Granger; his brother, Buddy Granger; and a granddaughter, Shelby Christine Granger.
Words of comfort may be expressed at www.miguezfuneralhome.com.
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