Ben Russell Laney, Sr.
Memorial services for Ben Russell Laney, Sr., 66, of Monroe, will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, July 11, 2013 in the Chapel at Mulhearn Funeral Home, Sterlington Road, Monroe with Rev. Marcelle Crow and Rev. Betty Swanson officiating.
Mr. Laney passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at Avalon Place in Monroe, LA. As a veteran, he served in the US Air Force
during the Vietnam War
. He retired as a Supervisor from Delta Airlines then later as a Regional Manager from ASA. He was a member of Lea Joyner Memorial United Methodist Church. He was also an avid fisherman and was a member of Black Creek Hunting Club.
Mr. Laney was preceded in death by his parents, James Laney and Mildred Moore Laney.
Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Micki Ragus Laney; children, Brandy Laney Kassis and husband Nicholas, Ben "B.J." Laney, Jr., Jacob Ragus Laney; brother, James Laney and wife Dell; three grandchildren, Sara Noel Hanson, Hanna Lee Adkins, Samuel Young; great grandson, Aiden Lee Hanson; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 1:00 PM until service time Thursday at the funeral home.
The family wishes to extend their thanks to Monroe Kidney Center, Renal Associates of Monroe, Dr. Shafiei, and his staff.
Memorials may be made to The
, 30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016.
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