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Bobby Wayne Averitt

October 23, 1936 — November 27, 2023

Bobby Wayne Averitt

Funeral services celebrating the life of Bobby Wayne Averitt, 87, of Mansfield, Louisiana will be held 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, November 29, 2023, at Kilpatrick’s Rose-Neath Chapel, 943 Polk Street, Mansfield, Louisiana. Officiating the service will be Rev. Thomas Tuck, and Rev. Archie Owens. Interment will follow at Barber Cemetery, Mansfield, Louisiana. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 28, 2023, from 5:00 p.m. till 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Bobby was born October 23, 1936, in Shreveport, Louisiana to Jeff and Bertie Averitt and entered into rest on Monday, November 27, 2023, in Mansfield, Louisiana.

Bobby was an ordained minister and enjoyed spreading God’s word. He was a retired school bus driver for DeSoto Parish for 10 years. He also worked at Brown and Root as a painter. He loved to fish and hunt, he loved to vacation with his wife in the Rockies. He was well known in his hometown of Mansfield as the Man in Black. Bobby was a member of the Trenton Pentecost Church where he worshipped when he could. He will be missed by all that knew him.

Preceding Bobby in death are his parents, Jeff and Bertie Averitt and brother, Douglas Averitt.

He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Lacy Averitt; son, William Averitt and wife Alice of Stonewall, Louisiana; daughter, Patricia Weaver and husband Ralph of Martin, Louisiana; sister, Dorothy Bailey of Bossier City, Louisiana; and granddaughter, Clare Averitt of Shreveport, Louisiana.

Honoring Bobby as pallbearers will be Mark Long, Eric Long, Albert Houston, Johnny Hasty, Lonnie Bloxom, and Colton Giles.

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Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, November 28, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Rose Neath Funeral Homes - Mansfield

943 Polk St., Mansfield, LA 71052

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, November 29, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Rose Neath Funeral Homes - Mansfield

943 Polk St., Mansfield, LA 71052

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Interment

Wednesday, November 29, 2023

11:15am - 12:15 pm (Central time)

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