Age 64, native and resident of Holden, Jimmy passed away on Monday, July 22, 2013 at North Oaks Medical Center. Jimmy was a member of the Hurd Merrill No. 454 Masonic Lodge in Livingston, LA. Jimmy leaves behind his wife, Eva M. Lard; two daughters, Jo Eva Lard Patterson and husband Vernon, Jr. "Cotton" and Carla Jean Lard; two sisters, Charlotte Truax and husband Charles and Cathy Schillage and husband Johnny; two grandchildren, Brittany Colkmire and Luke Patterson; and a great granddaughter, Ava Bailey. Preceding Jimmy in death were his parents, Murtry "Deke" and Hilda Lard and two brothers, Jerry Lard and Alan Lard. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the religious service from the chapel of Brandon G. Thompson Funeral Home, west of Hammond, on Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. with visiting hours beginning at 9:00 a.m. with Masonic services at 11:00 a.m. Visitation will continue until services at 1:00 p.m. The services will be conducted by Rev. Clinton Mitchell with interment following in Courtney Cemetery in Holden. Condolences and other information are available online at www.thompsoncares.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Brandon G. Thompson Funeral Home of Hammond.