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Jimmy Ray Granger, SR.

August 28, 1939 ~ May 22, 2013

JENNINGS Funeral services for Mr. Jimmy Ray Granger, Sr., 73, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 25, 2013 in the Miguez Funeral Home with Deacon Mike Tramel officiating. Burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery. Funeral home visitation will be from 12 noon until 10:00 p.m., Friday, May 24, 2013 and 8:00 a.m. Saturday until time of services. A rosary will be recited at 6:30 p.m., 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. He worked 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, Past Commander of the American Legion Post # 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 Hurstell and husband Johnny of The Woodlands, TX; three sons, Jimmy Ray Granger, Jr. and wife Cindy of Elton, Hunter Luther Granger and wife Michelle of Jennings, Aaron Dewey Granger and wife Vicki of Hathaway; one sister, Shelia Chapman and husband John of Singapore; one brother, Gerald Granger and wife Nina of Jennings; and one sister-in-law, Pat Granger of Lake Charles; and 10 grandchildren. Mr. Granger is 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 Lynn Granger.

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  1. So sorry to hear of Jimmy's passing. My heart goes out to you his family and all you're going through. You are in my prayers. Nina DeVilbiss

  2. My deepest sympathies on the loss of you Dad. Hugs to you all! Dawnn Uncle Jimmy, rest in peace.

  3. Sheila and Gerald, I'm so sad to see this news about Jimmy. I have fond memories of the days he had the Western Auto store in Lake Arthur and our shared times with Scotty Hall in Lafayette. He was generous and kind and I never heard him say an unkind word about anyone. I will keep all of you in my prayers. Lynne (Roy) Hebert Remson


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