Eric Leroy Mays, 79, of Logansport Louisiana, went to eternal rest on April 1, 2023 at his home.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 5, 2023 at 12:00 p.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home, 2500 Southside Dr., Shreveport, Louisiana. Burial will follow at Forest Park West Cemetery, 4000 Meriwether Rd. in Shreveport. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 4, 2023 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Officiating the service will be Brother Richard L. Tull.
As a jack of all trades, Eric worked several jobs. He even owned his own fence company at one point, eventually retiring from the City of Shreveport. In retirement, his skills supported family and friends alike with their homes and projects.
Preceding Eric in death are his parents, Luther and Vivian Mays; his sisters, Claudine Mays Wisby and Geraldine Mays.
Grieving him are his wife, Gloria Jean Johnson Mays; sons, Mack Mays (wife, Lee Ann Woodall), Brad Mays, and Phillip Mays (partner, Dan Hargrove); three grandchildren, Tyler (wife, Teddie) Mays, Leah Mays, and Keith Mays (partner, Jima Flores); and three great-grandchildren, Colbi Mays, Colt Kenard and Nova Kenard; as well as a myriad of family and friends.
Honoring Eric as pallbearers will be W.H. Stone, Bobby Morvan, Jeramy Evans, Kevin Johnson, Ricky Temple and Keith Mays.