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Raymond (Ray) LeConte Brown, was called from Labor to Reward on Friday, August 7, 2020, at the age of 55. He was the beloved son of Gladys Barber Brown and Raymond Brown; Brother in Christ to Ellie Randolph (Yvette) and Leona Swain (Lonnie); Proud Godfather of Alisha Maison; Godson of Nathaniel LaCour (Connie) and Josie LaCour. Raymond was preceded in death by his grandfather's, Wilbert Barber and Daniel Brown; Grandmother's, Velma Thompson Barber and Myrtle Gaines Brown and his affectionate Aunt, Thelma Thompson Hampton (Emmette). He was born on November 30, 1964 and was a lifelong resident of New Orleans, LA. He was a graduate of Alcee Fortier High School and attended Delgado Community College. We thank and appreciate the loving and caring staff at Crescent Care, Tulane, and UMC Hospitals. Ray was a map quest for a number of people.
Relatives are invited to attend his Celebration of Life on Thursday, August 13, 2020 at DW Rhodes Funeral Home, 3933 Washington Ave. A drive through viewing is scheduled from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Funeral Service will begin at 10:00 a.m. Due to the current COVID 19, seating attendance will be limited to immediate family only. We ask ALL those who will be attending to please wear a face mask and to practice social distancing. Rev. Limakatso Nare, officiating, Pastor of Mount Zion Lutheran Church. Interment: Green Street Cemetery. Arrangements by DW Rhodes Funeral Home, 3933 Washington Ave., New Orleans, LA. Please visit www.rhodesfuneral.com to sign the online guest book and go to DW Rhodes Funeral Home Facebook page where Raymond's Celebration of Life will be Livestreamed.