Olan Ray Stell
Olan Ray Stell, 70, died Sunday, January 13, 2013 at the Veteran's Administration Medical Center in Pineville.
He was born on May 27, 1942, in Leesville to Louis Clarence Stell and Annie Lucille Tanner Stell.
Ray was proud to have served his country as a Seaman in the United States Navy
and was president of the VA Home Owners Assoc. He was the Grand Marshal in the 2012 Veteran's Day Parade.
Ray is preceded in death by his parents and baby daughter, Paula. He is survived by his daughter, Patricia Lynn Stell of Leesville, his grandchildren, Chany Geraci of Lake Charles and Blake Mills of Leesville and great-grandson, Kai Geraci; his brother, Alvin Stell of Amite, sisters Betty Sue Stell Gremillion Rogers of Alexandria, Lillian Stell Francisco of Scott City, Kansas and Linda Stell Perkins of Leesville, and many beloved nieces, nephews and friends.
He donated his body to science and memorials may be made in his memory to the Masonic Educational Foundation Scholarship Program