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Harry Aristede LaMotte D.D.S. Jr.


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Harry Aristede LaMotte D.D.S. Jr. Obituary
March 30, 1934 - April 8, 2017 Dr. Harry A. LaMotte Jr. D.D.S. passed from this world peacefully. He lived a full life showing support and kindness to many along the way. He was 83. Born in 1934 to Dr. Harry A. LaMotte Sr. and Inez Baranco, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Harry was preceded in death by his sister Gloria L. Brown. He received a bachelor's of science degree in Biology at Southern University where he was active in Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity and received his R.O.T.C. commission as second lieutenant. In 1957, he married the lovely Geraldine Jones. They enjoyed 59 years of devotion just two months short of their 60th anniversary. Harry earned his dental surgery degree at Meharry Medical College and upon graduation entered military service completing a two year dental surgery rotation at Fort Jackson South Carolina. The couple were blessed with a son, Harry III, while in the service. Upon completing army duty, he relocated to Los Angeles where he practiced family dentistry and they welcomed daughter Angela Joy. Dr. LaMotte practiced for 50 years in private practice and four years as Director-practitioner at Claude Hudson County Dental Clinic. He is survived by his wife Geri, daughter, Dr. Angela LaMotte, son Harry Aristede III, [daughter-in-law Myra Dickerson], grandchildren Danielle, Matthew, Malik and great grandson Brandon. Cousins Roosevelt LaMotte, Michele Smith, Dr. Kim L. Malone, Mrs. Beverly B. Broussard, Dr. Patricia Baranco, Mrs. June B. Gumble, Dr. Rachael B. Strawn and Dr. Raphael Baranco. Services will be held on Tuesday at 1pm, April 18th at Church of the Good Shepard in Beverly Hills. Burial will be private, on Wednesday April 19, at Holy Cross Mausoleum.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Apr. 15 to Apr. 16, 2017
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