Dr Lonnie Louis Wascom

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“I pray for you Linda and family in missing brother Lonnie in the time you still have on earth before you see Bro. Lonnie again. I smile when I think...Read More »
1 of 49 | Posted by: Libby Richardson - Holden, LA

“Lonnie was such a great sport in everything, selfless and totally committed to Christ. One of my fondest memories is the Christmas play when he...Read More »
2 of 49 | Posted by: Claude & Sheila Baines - LA

“Oh, Lonnie, what reminiscing we'll do when I hit those pearly gates, when we both understand everything. You and Linda were such a huge influence in...Read More »
3 of 49 | Posted by: Lynn Epton-Siler - Gilroy, CA

“Mrs. Wascom,You have my deepest sympathy on the loss of your husband. Praying for God to carry you through this difficult time. ”
4 of 49 | Posted by: Anna Carona - Coworker

“I learned today that Bro. Lonnie went home to Jesus and it was a heart- breaking shock to me. He has been an awesome friend for years and he will...Read More »
5 of 49 | Posted by: Bro. Gerald Burton - Albany, LA

“Every phone call began with me asking, "How ya doin' Lonnie?' to which he replied, "I'm still alive and praise Jesus I'll stay alive to...Read More »
6 of 49 | Posted by: Tim Robinson - Krum, TX

“Every phone call began with me asking, "How ya doin' Lonnie?' to which he replied, "I'm still alive and praise Jesus I'll stay alive to serve him as...Read More »
7 of 49 | Posted by: Tim Robinson - Krum, TX

“Our deepest sympathy to Linda and the family. Lonnie was a good friend and Brother-in-Christ. Find peace in knowing he is with the Lord and we will...Read More »
8 of 49 | Posted by: Bobby & Pam Rosett - Friend

“Many memories of the Wascom family! Laura and Lane were sweet friends! If my memory is right Laura gave me Trinity Heights dill cheerleader!Im sad...Read More »
9 of 49 | Posted by: Mary Yarbrough - Belcher,, LA

“I had the privilege of serving with Lonnie on the International Mission Board for most of a decade. He was Vice Chairman when I was honored to serve...Read More »
10 of 49 | Posted by: Tom Hatley - Rogers, AR - Friend

“I served with Lonnie many years as a Director of Missions. I cannot remember when he began but I began in 1996 and retired in 2014. I served the...Read More »
11 of 49 | Posted by: Clovis Sturdivant - Calhoun, LA

“Lane, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your father. I am praying for you and your family. What a comfort to know that he is with the Lord. ...Read More »
12 of 49 | Posted by: Melissa Bennett - Denham Springs, LA

“Lake Shasta, California. My family had rented a houseboat and Lonnie and Linda had come up to visit with us a few days. It was a hot day and Lonnie...Read More »
13 of 49 | Posted by: Sharon Deckert Knodel - Las Vegas, NV

“The first time I saw Lonnie, we were at Tall Timbers Conference Center in the 1990s. He was pastoring at Immanuel and I was at FBC Kenner. We were...Read More »
14 of 49 | Posted by: Joe McKeever - Ridgeland, MS

“Dear Linda: Truly sorry for your loss. Lonnie was truly an Expression of God's Love. He always smiled and, he was Doc Lonnie because, he helped...Read More »
15 of 49 | Posted by: Mary E Frazier - Walker, LA

“Lonnie was such a man of encouragement to other pastors and I was blessed to be one of those Pastors! Lonnie's love for Jesus was powerful and...Read More »
16 of 49 | Posted by: Larry McEwen - Slidell, LA

“Linda, I am so sorry to hear of Lonnie's passing. Through the years I would think back of the times we were all friends at the BSU at Southeastern. ...Read More »
17 of 49 | Posted by: Raymond Rawls - Heber Springs, AR

“My condolences to Linda and the entire family may God grant peace and understanding during this time.A great man of God Lonnie was my prayer partner...Read More »
18 of 49 | Posted by: Ariel Bellazer - Hammond, LA

“I had the honor of knowing Brother Lonnie for two years beginning when he became interim pastor at Walker Baptist Church. He was truly a man of God...Read More »
19 of 49 | Posted by: Ernie Smithling - Walker, LA

“I had the honor of knowing Brother Lonnie for two years beginning when he became interim pastor at Walker Baptist Church. He was truly a man of God...Read More »
20 of 49 | Posted by: Ernie Smithling - Walker, LA

“I remember Lonnie first becoming D.O.M. when I was at my first church in Ponchatoula. He was close to my in-laws Jake and Sandra Bailey. When we were...Read More »
21 of 49 | Posted by: Will Robbins - Folsom, LA

“I realize that everyone of us will face the departing of this life. What makes the difference is Jesus. Lonnie was a wonderful brother in Christ. He...Read More »
22 of 49 | Posted by: Paul Dabdoub - Slidell,, MD

“I grew up without my Dad being around. Throughout my life, God has brought godly men to fill that gap. Lonnie is one fo those men. He always had time...Read More »
23 of 49 | Posted by: Lee Balinas - DICKINSON, TX

“Pastor Wascom was a great father, husband, pastor, friend. His countenance beamed with the love of Christ. He had such wisdom from above and always...Read More »
24 of 49 | Posted by: Susan and Wayne Guidroz - Hammond

“There are more memories than I can record but he was such a Godly man, giving of all that was in his heart. He was there for my brother and sister-in...Read More »
25 of 49 | Posted by: Ann and Jerry Benton - Tickfaw, LA

“Thanks for the many years of friendship and encouragement Lonnie. You are greatly loved and will be greatly missed until we're all together again. ”
26 of 49 | Posted by: Scott Shaver - Friend

“Dear Linda, Laura and Lane,Lonnie was a dear friend to us. We have so many memories of good times. Lonnie was always there for us in our times of...Read More »
27 of 49 | Posted by: Tom and Diane Lawhon - Shreveport, LA

“I always have had fond memories of Brother Lonnie. 1 thing he used to always tell me that I've never forgotten was: The way to really look forward...Read More »
28 of 49 | Posted by: Patty Fish - North Little Rock, AR

“Prayers formthe family. ”
29 of 49 | Posted by: Carolyn Atkins - Greensburg, LA

“I will always remember Lonnie encouraging & pushing me to do things I didn't really want to do. I asked him at one point, Lonnie, why do you always...Read More »
30 of 49 | Posted by: Wilma Bailey Cooper - LA - Friend

“Keeping all the family in prayer. Lonnie was such a Godly man and a great pastor at Trinity Heights years ago. ”
31 of 49 | Posted by: Barbara Carter - Blanchard, LA

“Bro Lonnie was a neighbor in my subdivision that walked and ministered daily. I'll really miss those times of passing in front or beside our house...Read More »
32 of 49 | Posted by: Michael Bornholdt - Hammond, LA

“Just a good Godly man a friend willing to listen and heip you will be mist in many hearts ”
33 of 49 | Posted by: carlton wagner - Loranger, LA

“Bro Lonnie was a great friend to all of us. He will be deeply missed by all of us at Lee Hill Baptist Church.He was always their to share his...Read More »
34 of 49 | Posted by: Connie &Ronnie Doiglas - Folsom, LA

“My heart aches and rejoices at the sametime. I started going to Walker Baptist Church in January of this year. Dr Wascom was the interim pastor and...Read More »
35 of 49 | Posted by: Dona Cann - Acquaintance

“Lonnie always encouraged me throughout my ministry. Gayla and I came to Louisiana 26 years ago and always found Lonnie to offer wise counsel from the...Read More »
36 of 49 | Posted by: Ken Schroeder - Mandeville, LA

“So sorry to hear of Bro. Lonnie's passing. I was at the church, Trinity Heights Baptist Church during his tenure, as was my family. Great man and...Read More »
37 of 49 | Posted by: Christi Lawrence McWhiney - LA

“Bro. Lonnie lived what he preached. He was a gregarious soul who loved life and loved people. Never will I forget his leading a group of men at...Read More »
38 of 49 | Posted by: David Worthington - Shreveport, LA

“So sorry to hear about Bro. Lonnie's passing. He was always there to help the churches in our area. You could call him & he would do what he could to...Read More »
39 of 49 | Posted by: David & Margaret Carter - LA

“I am so sad to hear this news. We have truly lost an amazing man of God. Praying for the precious family of Bro. Lonnie. ”
40 of 49 | Posted by: Becky Frazier Hall - Baton Rouge, LA

“Thinking of you ”
41 of 49 | Posted by: Paul Kirkham - Detroit, TX

“LindaRemembering so many good times through the years. I pray peace and understanding over the family.In His Great LoveCynthia and family ”
42 of 49 | Posted by: Cynthia Gill - Shreveport, LA

“Winston and Lonnie served together on the IMB. Lonnie was a wise and Godly man and had many opportunities to share his wisdom serving on the IMB....Read More »
43 of 49 | Posted by: Winston & Kathleen Curtis - TX

“So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you. ”
44 of 49 | Posted by: Gordon Anderson - Hammond

“Linda, Laura and Lane, we are so sorry to hear about Lonnie. We are just in shock. Please know we will keep you in our prayers. Love You! ”
45 of 49 | Posted by: Buzz and Janet Tippett

“Lonnie will always be special to our family. Love to Linda, Laura and Lane. Looking forward to when we meet again. ”
46 of 49 | Posted by: Carolyn & David Fox - Shreveport, LA

“Bro. Lonnie will be missed. He was such a great friend to us at Lee Hill Baptist Church ”
47 of 49 | Posted by: Connie Douglas - Folsom, LA

“I have no words. God used you in my life so many time. I am so grateful to have worked with you so many years. I can't wait to see you in heaven some...Read More »
48 of 49 | Posted by: Carla Harr - HAMMOND, LA

“What amazing man of God......Thank you for everything ”
49 of 49 | Posted by: Stephanie Short Kimble - LA


Dr. Lonnie Louis Wascom Jr., of Hammond, Louisiana, passed away at North Oaks Medical Center on Thursday, September 10, 2020, at the age of 72. He was born on Thursday, September 2, 1948, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the son of the late Lonnie Sr. and Patsy Wascom.

Lonnie is survived by his wife of 50 years, Linda LaCoste Wascom, children, Laura Wascom Briscoe and her husband Sean, Lane Wascom, and Angela Robertson; sister, Ann Wascom; brother, Robert Wascom; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, John and Cynthia James; nephew, Edward Young III; and his niece, Adelaide James.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Melba Wascom, and brother, Joseph Wascom.

A Memorial Service celebrating his life will be held at a later date.

Contributions may be made to the Northshore Baptist Association Pastor's Relief Fund, 70380 Hwy 21, Suite 2 #254, Covington, LA 70433.

An on-line guest book is available at www.harrymckneely.com.