OBITUARY

Rufus D. Logan Jr.

December 8, 1932May 13, 2019

Rufus D. Logan, Jr. (R.D.), 86, of Madison, MS, passed away Monday, May 13, 2019 at his home. He was originally from Carthage, MS and spent his career with the MS Forestry Commission from 1956-1995, in Rolling Fork, MS. R.D. was a graduate of Carthage High school (1950), attended MS State University for 2 years and graduated from Louisiana State University (LSU) in forestry in 1954. He was a dedicated member of the Lions Club since 1969, and held many positions including District Governor. He was also an avid LSU fan. He was preceded in death by his parents, Rufus D. Logan, Sr., and Gertrude Myers Logan. R.D. is survived by his wife of 63 years, Evelyn Braud Logan, and four children: Brenda (Jack) Smithers, Jeannine Logan, Daniel (Christy) Logan and Jim (Gay) Logan. Grandchildren: Arrie (Josh) Stevens, Jackie (Mike) Hardin, Holly (Will Lynch) Logan, Heidi Logan, John Logan, Jamie Logan, and Jacob Logan. One great-granddaughter, Adalynn Lynch. Visitation will be held at Parkway Funeral Home, 1161 Highland Colony Blvd., Ridgeland, MS, Friday May 17, 2019 from 1-3pm with the services following at 3:00pm.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Josh Stevens
  • Mike Hardin
  • Jacob Logan
  • John Kirk
  • Matthew Kirk
  • Bobby Edwards

Services

  • Visitation Friday, May 17, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, May 17, 2019

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Diane Dixon

May 16, 2019

R.D. -- one of my best friends in the Madison Lions Club for many years - we had a lot of fun together and he taught me a lot. My best to his wonderful wife Evelyn who I love dearly too! We are all going to miss him!
--From Past District Governor of all the mid state to south Lions clubs -- 1/2 of the state of MS. -- Diane Dixon
( I am from our own Madison Lions Club - my thanks to R.D and Evelyn's help while I did all that! Ha! )
& please remember everyone to sign your donor card on driver license especially to donate corneas for others so somebody else may be able to see! Because Helen Keller asked the Lions years ago to "help people see"!
and that became our main mission - but we also do a lot of other charity too.
I am so proud of R.D. and Evelyn for everything they have done for the Lions for so many years!

FROM THE FAMILY
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