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Raymond Joseph "Lightboat Raymond" Evans, of Vacherie, Louisiana, passed away on Tuesday, November 30, 2021, at the age of 68. He was born on Friday, October 30, 1953, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Raymond loved to fish and worked on the river for over 40 years. He never met a person or an animal that didn't like him.

Raymond is survived by his wife, Kaye Evans; son, Ralph Dixon; daughters, Kimberley Hargrove and her husband Daniel, Christey Terry and her husband Chris, and Tracey Speakman and her husband Josh; grandchildren, Kendall Terry, Skylyn Stevens, Abby Green, Cameron Terry, and Nate Hargrove; brothers, James Evans and his wife Ann, Millie Evans and his wife Sylvia, and Teddy Evans; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Celine Evans Sr.; son, Anthony Joseph Evans; sisters, Mary Alice Blanchard and Kathy Merwin; and brother, Kenneth Evans.

A Memorial Service will be held for Family and Friends at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, 2000 N. Morrison Blvd, Hammond, Louisiana 70401 on Saturday, December 4, 2021 from 12:00 pm until 2:00 pm

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