2022ObituariesRaymond Earl “Poppa Smurf” Everett

February 1, 2022by SealeUser4
Everett, Raymond

November 21, 1949 – January 29, 2022

A loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle and friend went to his eternal home on Saturday January 29, 2022, surrounded by his family at 2pm. He was 72 years old, a resident of Prairieville and native of Watson. He graduated from Live Oak High School and served in the U.S. Army for six years. Ray was known as the Chef of Tailgating, Krewe of Ragoo. He was an Admiral, Commander and active member of the Gonzales/Maurepas Boat Club for 25 years. Ray was also an avid sportsman who loved to watch the LSU Tigers play and go bowling. He was the former President of the Capital Mixed Bowling League, and was currently the Secretary of the bowling league. He retired from Entergy/Gulf States after 30 years of service, then went to work for Blue Cross Blue Shield for 8 years.  He leaves behind to cherish his memories his loving wife and caregiver of 40 years, Wanzie J. Everett; three sons, Eric Everett, Chad Everett, Adrian Lee Everett Sr. and wife Tammy; two daughters, Brandi Melton and husband Troy, Debbie Gill; two brothers, Jimmy Everett, Jerry Everett; nineteen grandchildren, Adrian Jr. and wife Alexis, Ann, Logan, Christopher, Amber, Landon, Brooke, Kaylea, Tyler, Chase, Devin, Zachary, Landon, Brady, Angelina, Alena, Laylah, Justin, Jason; twenty great grandchildren, Bentley B., Braxton, Isabella, Skyler, Kayden, Waverly, Kaylee, Braxton, Madeline, Ember, Kadance, Baylan, Koda, Kasen, Xander, Lucas, Mason, Bentley D., Trinity, Dean; numerous nieces, nephews and many friends. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him. The family requests that you dress casual or wear LSU purple and gold. Visitation will be held at Seale Funeral Home, on Saturday February 5, 2022 from 10 am until Celebration of Life Service at 2pm, conducted by Rev. Ray Varnado and Rev. Rocky Everett. Burial will follow in Evergreen Memorial Park. He was preceded in death by his parents, Alvin B. Everett and Ophelia Rhodus; brother, Alvin Everett; sister, Helen Lavergne; three sister-in-law, Margie Everett, Bobbie Everett and Lare Everett; son-in-law, Dennis Gill. Condolences may be offered at www.sealefuneral.com

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4 comments

  • Emily Everett Marchand

    February 5, 2022 at 10:06 pm

    I am saddened to hear of Raymond’s passing. Praying for his family to find comfort during this difficult time.

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  • Greg Breaux

    February 5, 2022 at 2:58 pm

    Trudy and I wanted to express our sincere condolences to Wanzie and all of
    Ray’s family on his passing. A great guy who will be missed by all.

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  • Terry Wallace

    February 4, 2022 at 9:53 pm

    Miss Wanzie. I am very saddened at the news of Ray’s passing. All of my memories of Chef Ray and you and the Kreewe of Ragoo are wonderful. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your wonderful family at this difficult time. Chef Ray will be sorely missed. Love you always–Ozland Tiger

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  • Tom Lawless - San Antonio, Texas

    February 4, 2022 at 3:38 pm

    Miss Wanzie,
    I am so sorry to hear of Ray’s passing. You both have been the nicest and best folks in the LSU and KOR family that we have. My thoughts and prayers are with you. May Chef Ray rest in eternal peace.

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