Wayne Vincent Sanchez

August 16, 1945April 4, 2018

Wayne Vincent Sanchez passed away April 4, 2018 at the age of 72. Born August 16, 1945 to the late Maynard and Josephine Sanchez, Wayne was a lifelong resident of the Westbank. Wayne was a great man with a fierce personality who loved to camp, travel, and make use of his hands by building anything and everything; a shrimp boat was built by Wayne in his backyard, along with multiple residential structures. Survived by his loving wife of 39 years Janis Sanchez; Daughter, Bobbie Jo Blanchard (Whitney); Grandchildren Harley Mason (Corey), Jade Vest, and J.T. Vest; Great grandchildren Bella Mason, Paisley Mason, Jasmine Henry and Whitney Blanchard; One nephew Maynard J. Sanchez III; Great nieces Brenda Mackey, Megan Sanchez, and Karen Stanford. Preceded in death by his parents Maynard and Josephine Sanchez; brothers Maynard J. Sanchez Jr. and Paul Preston Sanchez. Friends of the family are encouraged to attend a funeral service at 11:00am on Saturday April 7, 2018 with visitation being held from 4:00pm-8:00pm on Friday April 6, 2018, and from 9:00am-11:00am on Saturday April 7, 2018. All services will be held at WESTSIDE LEITZ-EAGAN FUNERAL HOME, 5101 WESTBANK EXPY MARRERO, LOUISIANA. Interment will follow at Westlawn Cemetery in Gretna. Please express condolences at


  • Visitation Friday, April 6, 2018
  • Visitation Saturday, April 7, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, April 7, 2018

Wayne Vincent Sanchez

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