RONALD ‘POOKIE’ EDDINGTON III, departed this life suddenly on Wednesday September 4, 2019 at his home in Marrero La., He was 21 years old. ‘Pookie” attended West Jefferson High School in Marrero La. and was a member of Grace Baptist Church also of Marrero. He was born on Thursday December 4, 1997.
Beloved son of Michelle Smith and Ronald Eddington Jr. (Shoyin Gaston) and stepson of Derrick Moran. Devoted father of Gloria Monique Eddington. Brother of Rondell Eddington, Christopher Eddington, Jakayla England, Dajah Green, Yahke Hogan, Jawan Magee and the late Michael Leon, Christina Eddington and MeKia Neleh Smith. Stepbrother of Cherokei Gaston. Devoted fiancé of Gisselle Barrientos. Grandson of Nanette “Ann” and Ronald Eddington Sr. and Helen and Paul Ruiz Sr. Great grandson of Delores Eddington and the late Derrick Eddington Sr., Shirley Surry and Wilbert Landry. Nephew of Derrick Eddington, Joshua and Tiffany Eddington, Tonia and Willie Jenkins, Shontele Ussin, Tanisha England, Aprilanna Johnson (Rashid), Rosalind (Michael) Moran, Earl (Tyra) Ussin, Paul (Melissa) Ruiz Jr. and Rose (Tim) Faulke. ‘Pookie’ is also survived by his best friends Yahke Hogan and Jawan Magee. He was blessed with two “mother-like” figures in his life Ashanti Magee and Renada Stephens. Jacob England was also in his life as a great “father-like” figure. He leaves behind a host of great aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral service on Saturday September 14, 2019 at Grace Baptist Church located at 5000 Lafitte Larose Hwy Marrero La. The visitation will begin at 12 noon and the service will begin at 1 P.m. Pastor Shannon Foote will officiate and Internment will follow in McDonoghville Cemetery 520 Hancock St. Gretna La. 70053
The family would like to express their sincere and heartfelt gratitude to Jawan Magee for saving the lives of everyone else that was present when “Pookie” was tragically taken from them.
Funeral planning entrusted to ROBINSON FAMILY FUNERAL HOME 9611 HWY 23, BELLE CHASSE la. 70037 (504) 358-4232