Willie Staples, 76, a native of Lockport and a resident of Thibodaux, departed this life on Friday, April 20, 2018.
Visiting will be held on Friday April 27, 2018 at Kennedy Funeral Home from 4-6pm and will resume on Saturday, April 28, 2018 10am until the hour of service at 11am at Greater New Fountain Baptist Church in Lockport. Burial in Lockport Cemetery.
He leaves to cherish his memories, his companion, Marion Toney Ellis; Sons, Darren Staples (Maria) and Marvin Staples (Cassandra) and Jarvis Wilson (Jennifer) and Karl Wilson; Daughters, Lorraine Staples, Rachel Pitre (Alonzo) and Shakieta Celestine (Toby); 24 Grandchildren; 11 Great Grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by his parents, Willie Staples, Sr. and Pauline Charles; Step Brother, Earl Matthews; Grandparents, Rev. Joseph Taylor and Maudest Taylor.
Kennedy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangementsEmail obituary