Emmitt "Jackie" Giddings, Jr.
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Doyline, LA Funeral services for Emmitt "Jackie" Giddings, Jr. will be held Monday, December 17, 2012 at 10 a.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Chapel in Minden. Officiating will be Rev. Scott Teutsch. Interment will follow at Point Chapel Cemetery in Doyline. The family will receive friends from 5 until 8 p.m. Sunday, December 16, 2012 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden.
Jackie was born June 13, 1947 in Shreveport and entered into rest December 14, 2012 in Shreveport. He worked for Reynolds Industrial Contractors for 20 years and was an avid outdoorsman and loved hunting and fishing. Jackie was an amazing man who was loved by all.
His mother Pauline Lucille Hillman Smith and father Lawrence E. "Smitty" Smith preceded him in death.
He is survived by his wife; Judith Harvill Giddings, daughters; Paula Joann Smith, Jennifer L. Garrett, and Jamie L. Walston, grandchildren; DeAnna and Josh Gomez, Jackson W. Smith, Caden Z. Garrett, and Connor L. Walston, brother; Johnny R. Giddings, nephews; Timmy E. Giddings, Larry E. Giddings, and numerous nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law, treasured friends and co-workers.
Pallbearers will be Jackson W. Smith, Allen Savell, Josh Gomez, James R. Herren, Gary Carter, Billy Reeves, and Hombre Armstrong.
Honorary pallbearers will be Jackie Antee, Greg Williams, Danny Smith, and Brad Reynolds.
The family extends sincere thanks to doctors and staff at Willis Knighton North, Willis Knighton Cancer Treatment Center and Willis Knighton Lifecare.
Memorials may be made to the
Published in Shreveport Times on Dec. 16, 2012