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“Terry, sorry to hear of the passing of your daddy. You & your family have my deepest sympathy.Glenda Stewart HazlipAHS 79 ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Glenda Stewart-Hazlip - Albany, LA

“Gerald was one of the greatest people I've ever known, and certainly the most intelligent builders I ever worked with. Sincerest condolences to the...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Wally McWhirter - Friend, MS

“So sorry to hear of Mr Gerald's passing. Loved talking with him and listening to him tell hunting stories. Sending prayers and hugs to all of you....Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Jason Populus - Independence, LA

“I am so sorry for your loss ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Carli Wainwright Chapman - IL

“May blessings of peace comfort the Wainwright family following the loss of such a wonderful, sweet, main. ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Carla Wainwright - Hammond, LA

Gerald Thomas Wainwright, of Pumpkin Center, Louisiana, passed away at North Oaks Medical Center on Wednesday, March 17, 2021, at the age of 77. He was born on November 1, 1943, in Hammond, Louisiana, the son of the late Alva Wainwright and Myrtle Mae Peters Wainwright.

Gerald is survived by his children, Gerald "Terry" Wainwright (Tina), Jeff Wainwright (Latitia), Danny Wainwright Sr. (Lucy), Lorinda Wainwright, Scott Wainwright (Sissy), Michael Ezell (Tonya), and Megan Wainwright Dantagnan; grandchildren, Trent Wainwright (Carley), Tristen Robinson (Tyler), Chase Wainwright (Nicole), Dexter Wainwright, Wyatt Wainwright (Kaitlyn), Daniel Wainwright Jr. (Heather), Devin Wells (Cheyenne), Jada Wells, Abbigail Wells, Shelby Wainwright, Trevor Wainwright, Brittany Moore (Cody), Katie Bel (Cody), Ty Wainwright, Damian McIntyre, Taylor Ezell, Emily Ezell, Avis McIntyre, and Cadyn Dantagnan; great grandchildren, Aubrey, Brooklyn, Tyler, Londyn, Landry, Lydia, Genna, Rylee, Audrey, Olivia, Clara Jean, Luke, Anniston, Waylon, and Logan; siblings, Margaret Wainwright Peters and David Wainwright; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Gerald was preceded in death by his wife of 35 years, Gorgi Nickens Wainwright; infant son, James Wyatt Wainwright; great granddaughter, Riley Wainwright; and siblings, Helen Wainwright Rayborn, Frances Wainwright Needham, Betty Amacker Prevost, Charles Wainwright, Katherine Wainwright Mayers, and John "Butch" Wainwright.

Family and friends will be received at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, 2000 N. Morrison Blvd, Hammond, Louisiana 70401 on Saturday, March 20, 2021 from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm. Visitation will continue at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home - Hammond on Sunday, March 21, 2021 from 10:00 am until 12:30 pm. A Funeral Service will begin on Sunday at 12:30 pm.

Interment will follow at Hoffman Cemetery in Hammond, Louisiana.

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Hoffman Cemetery

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