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Bernard Homer Brady

Died: December 16, 2019

Bernard Homer Brady or Jack, as he preferred to be called, was born October 14, 1945 and passed December 16, 2019 at the age of 74 at Our lady of The Lake Hospital in Baton Rouge. He was the son of both the late Joseph Sess Brady & Eloise Brady Melton. Brother to 2 dearly-departed sisters Froni (Clyde) Stall and Pe…read more

Bernard Homer Brady or Jack, as he preferred to be called, was born October 14, 1945 and passed December 16, 2019 at the age of 74 at Our lady of The Lake Hospital in Baton Rouge. He was the son of both the late Joseph Sess Brady & Eloise Brady Melton. Brother to 2 dearly-departed sisters Froni (Clyde) Stall and Peggy (Leonard) Strange, and survived by 6 siblings Rosalie (Joe) Elliot, Clem (Julius) Clark, Norma (Bud) Thompson, Doug (Beth) Brady, Anthony (Judy) Brady, and Blake (Carol) Brady.  Loving Father to son, Frank William Joseph Brady, and daughter, Cynthia Roxanne Rogers. A proud grandfather of all the Rogers children: Haley Renee, Brady Lincoln Asher, Patyn Isabella ChrisLin,  Nathan Michael and Anthony Charles and the Adored Uncle to a mess of very special nieces and nephews.  He leaves behind a host of cherished friends, family and neighbors.  Jack Brady was known by many as a fun and funny guy. A storyteller prone to telling jokes and pulling pranks. It is difficult to know for sure what he loved more, laughing or making others laugh.  Athletic, he once won first place in a hiking contest that had him walking 38 miles in 6 hours and 40 minutes. His hometown, Lecompte, celebrated his accomplishment by holding a parade and naming a day, Jack Brady Day, in his honor. He was brave. He served in the military as a paratrooper in the United States Army. He was a hardworking and dedicated employee at Proctor and Gamble. In addition, he owned and operated a wholesale nursery business, J & L Nursey, with then wife, Linda Brady, and their two children, before embarking on a Smokey and The Bandit Inspired adventure of owning his own Big Rig and trucking cross country. Given how often it was remarked that he resembled Jerry Reed, and his handle being “Bullet” this seemed fitting. He enjoyed playing cards and playing football with his kids and grandkids. One to always stay moving and busy tinkering, fixing and helping, except when he was sitting on his porch. This is where his mind did the moving. A man of common sense wisdom who lived and let live. Not one to care much about silver and gold, but rather he valued a good name above all. He went on to settle in a peaceful place between the Atchafalaya Swamp and Grand River in Bayou Sorrel with his nephew, Mike, and his wife, Wanda, within easy reach should he need anything. Stayed in contact with his family, near and far-especially his brothers who he enjoyed gathering with for their reunion each year. He lived the remainder of his days being the friendly, full-of-mess guy he was so loved for. He gave his heart to Jesus some time ago. Passed away confident of who he belonged to and where his eternal home was. He was easy be around, easy to like, and hard to forget. He was dearly loved and will be greatly missed.  Proverbs 22:1 “A Good Name Is To Be Chosen Above Great Riches, Loving Favor Over Silver and Gold”  A graveside memorial with military honors will be held at Alexandria Memorial Gardens on Friday, January 3, 2020 at 1:00 pm.  Pastor and cousin, Roland Hebert, will be officiating the service.

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Date: Friday, January 3, 2020

Time: 1:00 pm -

Alexandria Memorial Gardens

Address:

8855 Highway 165 S
Alexandria, LA 71301

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