2023ObituariesRobert Anthony “RAT” Townsend

December 7, 2023by SealeUser5

Robert Anthony “RAT” Townsend, 73, of Denham Springs, LA, passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2023. Robert was very passionate about his music, fishing, drawing and woodworking. But his true passion was his family. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friend and will be missed dearly by all who knew him. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Carol Henry Townsend; children and their spouses, Terri Lyn and Richard Scott, and James “Jimmy” and Yonette Townsend; grandchildren, Sohn Townsend, Robert Scott, Russell Scott, Andrew Townsend, Breelyn Bercegay, Richard Scott Jr., Trace Townsend, Ryan Scott, and  Ryleigh “Mei” Iveson; great-grandchildren, Ellie and Rowyn; brother, Jesse Townsend; sister, Barbara Wingate; and his brother from another mother, Jeff L. “Bruiser” Garcie. He was preceded in death by his parents, Leroy and Eva Townsend; and siblings, Lee Earl Townsend and Elaine Cascio. Visitation will be held at Seale Funeral Home, Denham Springs, Saturday, December 9, from 2 p.m. until service at 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Heart Transplant Foundation at www.donatelife.net. A special thank you to the congregation of Community Chapel Church, Walker, Oschner Transplant Team, Clarity and Pennicle Hospice for all the love and care given in this journey. Please share your condolences at www.sealefuneral.com.




  • Betty Meadows

    December 9, 2023 at 3:34 pm

    Carol, Terri, Jimmy my heart and prayers are with you on this day and the days ahead. Sorry for your loss. Please God give them peace.


  • Deanna Eddards

    December 8, 2023 at 8:51 pm

    Was so sorry to hear about Robert. I will always remember him playing beautiful music behind those drums. A great friend always willing to help at any moment. He will always be thought of , you and your family are in our prayers. Love you like a sister.

    Dee & Mike Eddards


  • Darnell Doucet

    December 8, 2023 at 7:03 pm

    Aunt Carol, Terri Lyn, and Jimmy,
    So very sorry to hear about Uncle Robert. You will be in my thoughts and prayers. Hugs to all.
    Darnell and Johnny Doucet


  • Jeanne Kinchen w

    December 7, 2023 at 10:53 pm

    Carol I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you


  • Pinky and Stephanie Landry

    December 7, 2023 at 5:14 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Robert will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. May your wonderful memories give your comfort and peace.
    Pinky and Stephanie


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