Ray W. Stokes, a resident of St. Francisville, died on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021. He was 91 years old and was a retired Boilermaker from Local Union 582 with 30 years of service. He was born in a boxcar in Bude, MS on July 29, 1929.A private family burial was held at Feliciana Cemetery in St. Francisville.
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He is survived by his 2 daughters, Katie Price and husband, Ed and Gloria Golmon and husband, Michael, and a son, Earl Stokes and his wife, Melody, and 8 grandchildren, Robyn Golmon, Lindsey Weatherly, Randy Golmon, Katie Gray, Boone Golmon, Sarah Stokes, Leah White, Malcolm Gordon, and 9 great grandchildren.
Ray is preceded in death by his wife, Stella Leet Stokes, a grandson, Charlie Golmon, parents, Charles Stokes and Dora Caston Stokes, a brother, Donald Lee Stokes and wife, Ruth, and his companion of over 36 years, Oline Jacobs.Ray loved his family and he loved being with them. Special thanks to Dr. Herschel Dean at Northpoint Family Health and LaCour Assisted Living Facility family for all of their compassionate care over the years.