Parnell Roy "Butch" Baham

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Parnell Roy "Butch" Baham, of Independence, Louisiana, passed away on Wednesday, November 11, 2020, at the age of 56. He was born on January 8, 1964, in New Orleans, Louisiana, the son of the late David Wayne Baham and Bonnie Bruce Baham.

Butch is survived by his son, Jeremy Baham and fiancé Christina Cox; daughter, Heather Baham and fiancé Travis Owens; grandchildren, Harleigh Cassidy, Baylor Baham, Annie Baham and Kenson Owens; siblings, Carolyn Bonnette, David Bruce Baham, Steven Mark Baham and wife Karen; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Butch was preceded in death by his wife, Judy Sinagra Baham and brother, Gregory "Todd" Baham.

Family and friends will be received at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, 2000 N. Morrison Blvd, Hammond, Louisiana 70401 on Monday, November 16, 2020 from 9:00 am until 11:00 am.

A Funeral Service will be held at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home - Hammond, on Monday at 11:00 am, with Rev. Leon Dunn officiating.

Entombment will follow at Colonial Cemetery Mausoleum in Independence, Louisiana.

Face masks are mandatory to attend any visitation or service at the funeral home and we ask that you maintain a respectful distance with the family. Thank you for your cooperation

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Highway 51 Independence, LA 70443