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H.C. Alexander Funeral Home

821 Fourth Street, Norco, LA

OBITUARY

James Raymond Fryoux

March 4, 1937July 4, 2020
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James “Raymond” Fryoux passed away on Saturday, July 4, 2020 at the age of 83. He was the eldest son of the late John and Mabel Fryoux from Plaquemine, LA, where he grew up and boxed for Plaquemine High School. He lived most of his life in Destrehan, LA where he was the Owner/ Operator of Fryoux Tankerman Service Inc, Fryoux Tankerman of Texas Inc, and Fryoux Barge Consultants, LLC until he retired in 2005. His legacy began with his father and is continued with his son, Jimmy. He represented St. Charles Parish as a Port Commissioner with the Port of South Louisiana from 2008-2015. He is the beloved husband of Vicki Tumey Fryoux of 40 years, the devoted father of Jimmy Fryoux II, Kellie Fryoux, Renee Dufrene, and Justin Fryoux; cherished grandfather of 8 grandchildren: Jessi, Melissa, Jared, Erica, Brittney, Destiny, Haley, and Annelise; and 6+ great grandchildren: Tyler, CJ, Lexy, Kaitlyn, Kameron, Gage, and one soon to be born in Jan. 2021. He is survived by 4 sisters: Catherine Phillips (Mike deceased), Judy Duhon (Eddie), Laurie Lambert (Ronnie), Susan Anderson (Andy), and 2 brothers: Gene Fryoux (Linda), and Larry Fryoux (Lorraine), and the many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one sister, Betty Deaton (Arlen). Raymond lived a life of service. He joined the US Marine Corps at the age of 17 and served his country in the Panama Canal. He had a deep love for God, his family, and had the gift of generosity for those in need. Everyone will remember Raymond for his strong willed character (aka hard headedness), his compassion for life, and his love for the outdoors. Whether he was catching redfish in the marsh or hunting deer in the woods. His legacy will live on in the hearts and minds of everyone he “sparred” with, personally and professionally. Family and Friends are invited to attend a visitation at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church 13396 River Rd. in Destrehan on Tuesday July 14, 2020 beginning at 10 AM, with Mass to follow at 11 AM. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to St. Charles Borromeo Capital Campaign Fund through St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church at (985)764-6383 or Alzheimer’s Foundation of America at alzfdn.org. Due to the Current circumstances of COVID-19 mask are required to attend services. Please remember to practice safe social distancing and share memories, not hugs. To share condolences or memories with the family please visit our website at HCAlexander.com.

Services

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, July 14, 2020

  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Memories

James Raymond Fryoux

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Wayne and Fran Solis

July 14, 2020

What a GREAT friend and fun person to be with always, whether business, golf, hunting or fishing never a dull moment.
You will be missed my friend as I learned a lot from you!

Terry Holmes

July 13, 2020

Vicki, Justin, and Fryoux family,
Will & I were so sorry to hear of Raymond's passing. May our Lord Jesus Christ wrap you into His loving arm and ease the pain you are feeling. Prayers for the family.
Will & Terry Holmes

Terry May

July 12, 2020

I have known Raymond since I started in the marine industry over 40 years ago. He has always been a strong advocate for our business, but, most of all, a great friend. My heart hurts with his passing!

Vickie, I cherish the memories of my time with Raymond and the times we were all together! I will always remember our times together! R.I.P. my friend!

Laurie Fryoux Lambert

July 12, 2020

To know him was to love him. I was blessed to have my wonderful brother Raymond for 72 years of love, guidance, family leadership, and so much more. The world is a smaller place without him but beautiful memories remain, and Heaven is richer with him there enjoying reunions with so many friends, relatives, and of course his heavenly Father whom he loved so much. Thank you Vicki for always being there for him. Love from Laurie and Ronnie.

Eddie Jr Avedikian

July 12, 2020

Rest In Peace Mr. Raymond. Hope you and my Uncle Jack are smiling down.

Sandy Steinlage

July 12, 2020

Vicki I can't tell you how much you and all your family are in my heart. Raymond was a force of nature, a man of faith, compassion, and character. He was full of life. I see him on. a dance floor with you in his arms, I see him boiling crawfish and telling tales, I see him reading Twas the night before Christmas the way only Raymond could. I see him light up when his children and grandchildren are near. But what always moved me most was his kindness. What a love story you two lived. I'm grateful for our recent visit and one last memory to remind me how lucky I am to have known this wonderful, sweet man. Raymond had so very many friends. Probably as many waiting for him as still here. I would like to have seen that homecoming. Now it's your turn for peace and healing. Love you my friend.

Ingy Berzy Bostanian

July 12, 2020

Vicki, we are so sorry for your loss. We met Raymond a few times and we were very happy to get to know him and socialize with him, he will be dearly missed. May his soul Rest In Peace
Ingy and Levon Bostanian

Niki,Glenn,Alex&Kari Dufrene

July 9, 2020

All of yall have been in our thoughts and prayers.
Mr. Raymond was such an amazing man who had a beautiful soul.
I enjoyed my time talking with him.

...Mr Raymond, you will be greatly missed...

Rob and Vicki Gatza

July 9, 2020

Vicki, our thoughts, prayers, friendship, love and tears are with you, and all who loved Raymond.
Raymond, darlin, you were one of a kind. We loved hearing your stories and laughing till we couldn’t breathe.
Thank you for your friendship. Thank you for always setting us straight, thank you for your love of God & Family.
We will see you again.
Cheers, a Tanqueray to you.

Vicki Fryoux

July 9, 2020

Thank you to all the wonderful staff at Greenwalt Daycare and the forever memories of Raymond singing...”You are my sunshine”
My kind and blessed caregiver Anita, the compassionate Compassus Hospice staff.
You helped our transition throughout each step....
I am truly blessed

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