Wayne James Gary

Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Wayne James Gary

Wayne James Gary, a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, passed away at Ochsner Hospital in New Orleans on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019, at the age of 74.

He was a retired roustabout with Mobil Oil, a resident of Plaquemine and a native of Hathaway.

Visitation was held at Wilbert Funeral Home in Plaquemine on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019, from 10:30 a.m. until a Rite of Christian burial at 2:30 p.m., conducted by Deacon Michael Tramel.

Interment followed in Grace Memorial Park in Plaquemine.

Wayne loved to go camping, fishing, hunting and spend time with his grandchildren. He enjoyed collecting antiques and trips to the casino. He was a 1964 graduate of Hathaway High School.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Florence Fontenot Gary; daughters, Karen Correll and husband Jeff, and Paula Hudnall and husband John; grandchildren, Makayla Correll, John Braxton and Kaylyn Hudnall; brother, Michael Gary; sister, Bertha Peete and husband Norman; brother-in-law, Thomas Woolam; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by grandchildren, Kaitlynn and Chase Correll; a special angel grandbaby; parents, Cyprien Gary and Thelma Mitchell; and sister, Jeanette Woolam.

Pallbearers were John Braxton and Kaylyn Hudnall, Johnny Delaune, Phillip “Steele” Faveroth, Jr., Terry Fontenot, Grant Olinde, Dalton Seneca and Dawn Woolam.

Honorary pallbearer was Darrel Fontenot.

Please share memories online at www.wilbertservices.com.

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