Raymond Varnado

Published 2:39 pm Friday, May 1, 2020

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Raymond Louis Varnado, 70, a resident of Bogalusa, earned his heavenly reward on April 30, 2020, at Resthaven Living Center in Bogalusa. He was born in Bogalusa on Dec. 11, 1949.

He is survived by two children, Brian (Carrin) Varnado and Brittany (Scott) Adams; eight grandchildren, Hayden, Drew, Isaiah, Cole, Austin, Elijah, Ramsey and Marissa; two sisters, Sue (Rev. Billy) Hines and Sherry (John) Fortenberry; and a sister-in-law, Sharon Varnado.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Brandi Varnado; father and step mother, August (Claudine) Varnado; his mother, Neita Applewhite Varnado; and a brother, Emmitte Varnado.

Raymond served as a member of the Louisiana Army Reserve and was a member of Terrace Missionary Baptist Church.

The Rev. Billy Pierce will officiate a graveside burial service for family members at Pine Community Cemetery on Monday, May 4 at 2 p.m.