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“Richard I am so sorry for your loss. I was unable to attend the services for your Dad. I will keep you and your family in my prayers and will offer a...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Liz Stilley Varnado - LA - Friend

“Chari I can only hope Evette will take care of me like you and Ted did for David I will miss my talks on the porch with Davidm Pam ”
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“Cheri and Jessica (Ted and Eric) our thoughts and prayers are with you. I wish we could get down there. Love y'all bunches. ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Brandie McArthur - Cleveland, TN

“Prayers are with you and family ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Glo Hokder - Denham Springs, LA

“My deepest condolences to the family. David and I sat next to each other during Dialysis treatments for several years. He always had a smile on his...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Brooks ADAMS - Baton Rouge, LA

“Well Dad like you always explained, life is a book with any number of pages. A few contain writing and others are yet to be written upon. Each day...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Richard Haydel - Germantown, MD

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Lionel "David" Haydel passed away on Friday, August 11, 2017, in Hammond, Louisiana, at the age of 76. He was born on Friday, September 20, 1940 in New Orleans, Louisiana to the late Raynaldo Mae Cole Haydel and the late Lionel Junus Haydel. He was a resident of Albany, Louisiana. David managed K & B and Rite Aid Drug Stores for over 35 years. He was an incredible father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend to all who will be deeply missed.

Lionel is survived by his daughter, Cheri Wittmer and her husband Ted; son, Richard "Ricky" Haydel and his wife Jennifer; grandchildren, Jessica "Peanut" Ott and her husband Eric, and Cheng Jain "David" Haydel; great-grandchildren, Calen and Emersyn Ott; dialysis friends; and his beloved dogs.

He was preceded in death by his father, Lionel Junus Haydel; mother, Raynaldo Mae Cole Haydel; and beloved wife, Elizabeth Tootsie Prokop Haydel.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend visitation on Sunday, August 13, 2017 at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, Hammond, 2000 N. Morrison Blvd., Hammond, LA 70401, from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm. Visitation will resume on Monday, August 14, 2017 at St. Margaret Queen of Scotland Catholic Church, 30300 Catholic Hall Road, Albany, Louisiana 70711, from 8:00 am until the Mass of Christian Burial at 9:00 am.

Interment will follow in St. Margaret Catholic Church Cemetery.

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