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Marvin Ray "Sonny" Garrene Jr.

September 10, 1934March 14, 2021
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Marvin Ray “Sonny” Garrene, Jr. passed away on Sunday, March 14, 2021 at the age of 86. Sonny was a native of Baton Rouge and longtime resident of Pride, LA. He served in the United States Army and later went on to retire from Entergy. Sonny loved to fish, tinker with lawnmowers, and never missed the opportunity for a practical joke. He was a weekly visitor of Drew and Willie’s Sports Bar to shoot pool and socialize with friends who know him by “Daddy Rabbit”. He will be remembered as a loving husband, dad, uncle, pawpaw and great-paw paw. Survived by his wife of 64 years, Mary Claire Dietrich Garrene; daugthers, Renee Gibbs (Greg) and Rhonda Hall; sisters, Pat Robinson (Layton) and Sandra Garrene; grandchildren, JD, Zack (Hope) and Jacob King, Reghan (Will) Littlepage, Allison Hall, Joshua and Macey Garrene; great-grandchildren, Ella Claire and Molly Chapman, Norah and June King, Emma and Benjamin Littlepage and his best friend, Memory. Preceded by his parents, Marvin Sr. and Viola McNabb Garrene; son, Marvin Ray Garrene, III; son in law, JD Hall; 4 sisters, 1 brother; best friends, Kirby Randall and Wilbur Smith. Family and friends are invited to attend at visitation on Saturday, March 20, 2021 from 9:00 am -11:30 am with the funeral service beginning at 11:30 am. The family would like to thank Dr.Castine and his staff and the staff at St. Joseph Hospice for their compassion and care. Central Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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  • Visitation

    Saturday, March 20, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, March 20, 2021

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