Walter Russell Guillory, Sr.
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03/24/27 - 01/24/13
Funeral services for Mr. Walter Russell Guillory, Sr. will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 27, 2013 in the Rush Chapel, Glenmora with Father Binochan Pallipparambil officiating. Interment will follow in Butters Cemetery, Forest Hill under the direction of Rush Funeral Home, Glenmora.
Mr. Guillory, 85, of Forest Hill, entered eternal rest on Thursday, January 24, 2013 in his residence.
Walter was a Captain in the Merchant Marines at 21. He was a former mayor of Forest Hill and a successful business owner for over twenty years. He was a loving father and grandfather and will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Julie Robichaux Guillory; his parents, Nerious and Violet Guillory and eight brothers and sisters.
Those left to mourn his loss and cherish his memory include two sons, Walter R. Guillory, Jr. and his wife, Jessica Ann of Forest Hill and Mickey Guillory of Los Angeles, California; one daughter, Linda Ann Guillory of Lafayette; one sister, Dot Melder of Baton Rouge and six grandchildren, Ashlee Guillory, Morgan Guillory, Link Morgan, Zachary Guillory, Julianna Morgan and Zane Guillory.
Pallbearers honored to serve are Terry J. Fromenthal, Jr., Clyde Banton, Billy Thomas, Sye Geisler, Matt Melder, Max Guillory, Logan Duncan and Zachary Guillory.
Friends may call at Rush Funeral Home, Glenmora on Saturday, January 26, 2013 from 12:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and on Sunday, January 27, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. until services at 1:00 p.m.
Friends may post online messages of condolence for the Guillory family by visiting www.rushfh.com
Published in The Town Talk on Jan. 26, 2013