RONALD JAMES AMEDEE, a native of New Orleans Louisiana, departed this life on Monday February 10, 2020 at the Sanctuary At Passages Hospice. He was 75 years old. He was a graduate of George Washington Carver Senior High School class of 1962 and was a retired head custodian with the Orleans Parish School Board.
Beloved son of the late Sidney C. Amedee Sr. and Alicia Wharton Armour. Stepson of the late Rev. Lloyd J. Armour. Devoted and loving husband of Ernestine Duncan-Amedee. Beloved father of Ronald (Maliaka) Amedee-Curd, Michael (Lisa) Amedee-Curd, Odel (Brandy) Amedee, Miquel Amedee, Troy (Delilah) St.Ann, Colbert Franklin III and LaWanda St.Ann. Brother of Karl (Cathryn) Amedee and the late Mildred Singleton, Lynell Wheeler and Sidney Amedee Jr. Stepbrother of Olga Armour-Jackson, Elaine Armour-Wolo, Winifred (Johnny) Jones, James (Betty Ann) Armour Sr. George Armour and the late Lloyd Armour Jr., John Armour, Rev. Lawrence Armour and William Armour. Brother in law of Mercedes (Clifford) Jones, Phyllis (Anthony) Mackey, Cynthia Rodgers, Mary (Kirk) Espadron, Edward (Annie) Duncan Jr., Alexander (Jane) Duncan, Claude Duncan, David (Starla) Duncan and the late Patricia Duncan and Randolph Duncan. Godfather of Johnell Wilson and Deidra Armour. He is also survived by 25 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and devoted friends.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral service on Friday February 14, 2020 at New Orleans Bible Fellowship Baptist Church located at 4430 Bundy Road, New Orleans La., 70127. The public visitation will begin at 9A.M. followed by an 11A.M. service. Rev. Leonard Marvin Parker is the church’s pastor and Rev. Dr. Cathryn Amedee will officiate. A private Entombment will take place at St. Vincent DePaul Cemetery also in New Orleans.
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