John Carter Haley

Thursday, July 26, 2018

John Carter Haley was born in Roanoke on Jan. 18, 1928, to George Haley and Mattie Green Haley. He was called to his Heavenly Father on July 8, 2018. John loved to watch TV, especially if it was sports. He was a big fan of the Yankees and the Lakers. He loved planting a garden and sharing his bounty with the neighborhood. John was loved by many and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

A date and time to celebrate his legacy will be determined at a later date. Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to Matthews and Son Funeral Home of Jennings.

John is survived by his five sons, Larry G. Haley (Esther) of Beaumont, Texas, John Fontenot (Julie) of Leesville, Rev. Johnell T. Haley of Baton Rouge, Lucius D. Haley, Sr. (Shirletta) of Denver, Colo., and Javoy Haley of Lake Charles; his five daughters, Audrey Haley Jones of Roanoke, Sherryl Perkins of Jennings, Yolanda Taylor of Topeka, Kan., Valerie Haley of Topeka, Kan., and Bokeno Haley of Iowa; his two sisters, Cora Singelton of Dickerson, Texas, and Lula Johnson of Roanoke; his brother-in-law, Nathan Kennie of Galveston, Texas; his sister-in-law, Virginia Sinegaure of Galveston, Texas; his 23 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and seven great great-grandchildren.

John was preceded in death by his parents, George, Jr. and Mattie Gertrude Haley; his brother, Alvin Haley, Sr.; his two sisters, Barbara Gantt and Carolyn Kennie; and his half-brother, Caldwell Sinegaure, Sr.

The family of John C. “JC/Red” Haley wishes to express their sincere gratitude to Dr. Christopher Achee and Staff, as well as LA Hospice and Palliative Care, and Jennings American Legion Hospital, for their loving care and compassion provided to him during his time of need.

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