Wilfred Singley Sr.

Published 3:42 pm Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Wilfred Ray Singley Sr., 67, a resident of Angie, died at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, at St. Tammany Parish Hospital.

He was a millwright and worked in construction for many years and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam era. Will was a longtime active member of Monroe’s Creek Missionary Baptist Church, where he was also the song leader. He loved his church and church family and also the many co-workers he had through the years.

Will enjoyed eating with family and friends, especially at his favorite restaurant, Yo Yo’s. He also enjoyed working on and collecting old cars, but he loved the Ford Mustang above all others.

He is survived by two grandsons, Justin Singley and Anakin Rhoden; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Elaine Seal, Charlene and Quincy Adams, and Wilda and David Scott; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by his son, Wilfred Ray Singley Jr.; parents, Willis Singley and Masle Phillips Singley; a sister, Sue Vince; and four infant brothers.

Visitation was at Crain Funeral Home on Monday, Jan. 23, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. A funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Monday in the funeral home chapel with Elder Glen Stuart, Elder Doyle Ball, Elder Glynn Erwin and Elder Tony McNair officiating. Burial followed in the Singley Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family prefers donations to Monroe’s Creek Missionary Baptist Church (30560 Frank Kennedy Road, Angie, LA 70426).

Pallbearers were Keith Turner, Cody Singley, Terry Penton, Chris Vince, John McCrary and Mike Phillips.

Honorary pallbearers were Edward Scott, Robert Penton, Wayne Phillips, Stanley Phillips, Fred Brecheen, Mike Flanigan, his nephews and great-nephews.

Obituaries can be viewed online at www.crainfh.com.