Obituaries

Reverend Russell Folse

Date of Birth: 10/16/1941
Date of Death: 05/31/2017

Rev. Russell Folse, age 75, a native and resident of Raceland, peacefully left this earth on Wednesday, May 31, 2017.

Visiting will be held on Friday, June 9, 2017 at St. Paul Baptist Church at Lafourche Crossing from 5pm-8pm and it will resume on Saturday, June 10, 2017 from 9am until on hour of service at 11am at Third Zion Baptist Church in Raceland.

He leaves to cherish his memories his sons, LaDarrin (Pashion) and Michael (Albertha) Folse; daughter, Connie Goosby; sisters, Octavia Thomas, Barbara Camp (Charlie), Daisy Triggs and Lydia Robinson; 11 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

Preceded in death by his wife, Estelle Marie Boyd Folse; parents, Viola Folse and Octave Williams; son Keith Folse; sisters, Margarete Robinson, Rosalle and Emelda Reado; a brother Ezekial Reado, Jr.

Kennedy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Rev/Sis.Gilmore Chatman (06/12/2017 3:01 pm)

With deepest sympathy

Ronald & Kathy Bradley (06/07/2017 4:44 pm)

To Ms. Octavia and Family Our prayers and thoughts are with you in your time of sorrow. May your memories bring you comfort. As the days and weeks past, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends. "Peace so often planted in the shadowed days of sorrow, grows slowly in and then blossoms in the sunshine of tomorrow." B.J.Hoff To God Be the Glory! Ronald & Kathy Bradley Napoleonville, La.

Marguerite Chatman (06/07/2017 7:35 am)

Praying for you'll! God will give you strength

Brenda S. Talbert (06/06/2017 4:24 pm)

May the peace of God be with you all as you have experienced the passing of this life of your loved one. God will take care of you, therefore you can lean and depend on the presence of the Comforter to carry you through. Praying for you and with you. Wendell extends his condolence to your family.

Brenda S. Talbert (06/06/2017 4:18 pm)



John and Carolyn Rose (06/06/2017 2:17 pm)

He is just a prayer away, he will be missed down here but we will always have him in our heart and we will meet him again. I will never forget the days we talked when I came by the house to pick Terrie up from spending the weekend. He was such a gentleman man. Connie, Michael & Ladarrin you guys was raised by two of the best, Auntie Estell and Uncle Russell. Our prayers are with you all. It will get better by and by.

Torri Williams (06/06/2017 1:25 pm)

To my dear, sweet Uncle Foodie, I love you so much!! I will forever remember that big, warm smile and the love you displayed every time I saw you. Thank you so much for all the wonderful memories, from the loving guidance you've displayed to the crawfish boils on Good Friday. You will truly be missed. I love you.

Marilyn McCowan (06/03/2017 11:20 pm)

God Bless a wonderful man, my condolences go out to the family.

Sonya Cummings (06/03/2017 3:24 pm)



Renada (06/03/2017 2:15 pm)

Rest in Eternity Unc, you will forever be missed! Especially by MaMaw, I know she's hiding a lot of her pain but you held that breath til you were able to give your proper goodbyes. We love you 💋

Charlotte Boudreaux (06/03/2017 1:18 pm)

To my brother's and sister, may the peace,wisdom of God carry you through this time of celebration. To pops, never forget our jokes and the opportunity I had to be made felt as being your other daughter. You married me,and spoke blessings in my life at all times. I love you and was blessed to share your days of laughter,tears and joy. Rest On.

Keith Folse J.R. (06/03/2017 1:09 pm)

Rest in paradise Grandpa. Tell our family up there that we love them and that all is well until we all get to meet again. Love ya PA PA, You instilled a great honor in me through your Son my Dad. I am forever grateful for that. Your grandson Putt.

Melanie Triplett Ballard (06/03/2017 12:38 pm)

I will truly miss my buddy! We had the best of times when he and I worked together in Detention at school. To the family I'm praying for you and remember It is Well!!!!

Renada (06/03/2017 12:23 pm)

Rest in Eternity Unc, you will forever be missed! Especially by MaMaw, I know she's hiding a lot of her pain but you held that breath til you were able to give your proper goodbyes. We love you 💋

Renada (06/03/2017 12:22 pm)

Rest in Eternity Unc, you will forever be missed! Especially by MaMaw, I know she's hiding a lot of her pain but you held that breath til you were able to give your proper goodbyes. We love you 💋

Nicole Pitts & Family (06/03/2017 12:18 pm)

Condolences To The Family, Rev Folse Was Pleasure To Come Into Contact With Him. He Made All Our Trip's Fun, I Love You Pop's And Rest In Perfect Peace 💔

Ladarrin Folse (06/03/2017 12:05 pm)

Daddy i stayed there till you took your last breath and keep my eyes on your eyes as they turned colors seeing GOD manifesting his glory on his beloved servent....i know you heard every word I was saying because every time i whispered I LOVE YOU tears dropped out the corner of your eyes....fighting to make sure I understood the instructions to the blueprint on how to make it to where you was going....even in your time of death you still chose to fight to make sure your family was taken care of.....i thank you for raising me into a GOD fearing man....i thank you for your legacy....i thank you for letting GOD in your life to minister to lost souls and baptizing in Jesus name....i thank you for being a role model and being a GREAT GREAT FATHER......Love you and will miss you until I see you again.....your baby boy LADARRIN

Ida Lawrence & Family (06/01/2017 4:37 pm)

Sending Condolences From My Family To Yours May God Keep And Cover You In Your Time Of Grief

THELMA GOFF (06/01/2017 2:27 pm)

MICHAEL, CONNIE AND LADARRIN PRAYING FOR YOUR COMFORT. THOUGH WE LIVE IN A FALLEN WORLD WHERE WE EXPERIENCE PAIN AND DISAPPOOINTMENT, THE LORD CAN MOVE US FROM DESPAIR TO REJOICING. THE LORD GIVES US HOPE WHEN WE FEEL HOPELESS, HE GIVES US COURAGE TO FACE OUR SORROWS,HE COMFORTS US WHEN WE FACE LOSS, HE TURNS OUR GRIEF INTO DANCING UPON REMEMBERING ALL THE GOOD TIMES WE SHARED WITH OUR LOVE ONE.