Funeral services for Edwin “Jay” Procell, 68, will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, September 23, 2022, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Zwolle, Louisiana. A visitation will be held at Kilpatrick’s Rose-Neath Funeral Home, 943 Polk Street, Mansfield, Louisiana on Thursday, September 22, 2022, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with a Rosary at 6:30 p.m. Burial will be held at St. Catherine’s Cemetery in Noble, Louisiana. Officiating the service will be Father Keith Garvin and Brother Brian Rankin.
Jay was born on September 28, 1953, in Converse, Louisiana to Ed and Verple Procell and passed away on Monday, September 19, 2022, in Noble, Louisiana. Jay retired in 2014 from offshore after 36 years. After his retirement, he became a handyman for the entire community. When he wasn’t helping someone, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time with his grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents and brothers-in-law, Bo Goodman and Roger Williams. Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 48 years, Rose Procell; son, Alan Procell, and wife, Danielle; daughter, Tonya Shah and husband, Saqib; grandchildren, Aaron Shah, Alex Shah, Mason Procell, Emery Procell and Jude Procell; sisters, Arlene Williams, and Nanette Bartet; brother, George Procell; numerous nephews, nieces, and many friends.
Honoring Jay as pallbearers will be Noonie Hicks, Bronc Sanford, Waylon Palmer, Langston Myers, Dustin Rivers, Henry Rivers, Wayne Remedies, and Louis Bartet. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Paul Campbell, Charles Ray Campbell, Buckeye Lopez, Noonie Lopez, Jeremy Campbell, Saqib Shah, Josh Clark, Little James Ezernack, Doug Manshack, Ronald Ebarb, Brooks Boudreaux, Ronnie Malmay, Heath Bennett, Jeffery Sepulvado, Blake Richardson, Anthony Ebarb, Sonny Manshack, Maurice Manshack, Brad Sanford, Don Corley, Charles Myers, Will Sepulvado, Wilson Bayard, Terrell Snelling, Doye Sepulvado, and TC Ezernack.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests for donations to be made to Mansfield Cancer Center, 207 Jefferson St, Mansfield, LA 71052.