John W. Clarius Jr.
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John W. Clarius, Jr.

Dry Prong - Funeral services celebrating the life of John W. Clarius, Jr, will be held at 10:00 a.m., on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in the Chapel of Hixson Brothers, Pineville, with Father Bruce Miller officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

Visitation will be observed at the funeral home on Monday, May 14, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with a Recitation of the Holy Rosary at 6:00 p.m. by Father Dale Meade. Visitation will resume on Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service.

Pallbearers honored to serve are Roger Dale McCann, John Woodworth, Jim Nugent, Howard Stalnaker, Hershel Lonnider and Keith Simmons. Honorary pallbearers are A.J. Chicola and Randy Perego.

John W. Clarius, Jr, 64, of Dry Prong, passed from this life on Thursday, May 10, 2018, at his residence.

Mr. Clarius was a graduate of Pineville High School. During his working career he worked for CLECO for 26 years. John was a member of the National Rifle Association and an avid hunter and fisherman, but first and foremost he was a "die-hard" LSU fan. He was a loving husband, father, brother, uncle and friend who was dearly loved and will be deeply missed.

He was preceded in death by his father, John W. Clarius, Sr. and brother, James "Jimmy" Clarius.

He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Lisa Danzy Clarius; daughter, Tara Nicole Clarius; son, Sylas Michael Richards; mother, Bonnie Haycock Clarius; brothers, George Russell Clarius (Vimmi), Jay Jeffery Clarius (Susan) and Joey Wayne Clarius; sisters, Jane Marie Clarius and Judy Ann Clarius Thornton (Larry); sister in law, Monique Clarius; faithful canine companions, Therman, Lillie Pad and Remmy and a host of other family members and friends.To extend online condolences to the Clarius family, please visit us at

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Published in The Town Talk on May 13, 2018.
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May 15, 2018
I am so sorry about John. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

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May 14, 2018
I am sorry for the Lose to the Clarius Family. Prayers of Peace and Comfort.
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May 11, 2018
I am sorry for your loss. May the hope of seeing your dear loved one again in paradise comfort you all as you mourn the loss of your dear loved one. He will be missed by all.
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