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Richard Stephen Sylvest

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“What a great guy and principal. Even though, I was only at Mandeville Jr. High for one year before going to the new jr. high, Mr. Sylvest was a great...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Chris McKeithen - Marion, IA

“Big man with a big heart. I've thought of you often and miss you my friend. I will cherish the time we had together and am very thankful our paths...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Ed Barnes - Port Townsend, WA

“My condolences to Linda and their family. Dick was a fun loving man and touched many lives. May God bring peace and comfort to his family. ”
3 of 18 | Posted by: Susan Fink - Covington, LA

“Meant a lot to me. God Bless and wishes of comfort to the family. ”
4 of 18 | Posted by: O'Neil Carriere - Kennesaw, GA

“Dick was a great guy and a wonderful educator. He could make a friend out of anyone he meant. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him. ”
5 of 18 | Posted by: Bill Dobson - Mandeville, LA

“I will never forget Dickie. He took me under his wings my freshmen year at Louisiana College. There were many days he gave me council on how to be...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“Wishing your family, peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts. Coach will be missed. ”
7 of 18 | Posted by: Lori Bishop - Metairie, LA

“Will never forget Coach Sylvest. Great guy! So sorry for your loss. Brenda Cassels (PHS Class of 77) ”
8 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“Thoughts and prayers to Linda and family. Joy Huhn Hobart and Nancy Huhn Johansen ”
9 of 18 | Posted by: Nancy Johansen - Covington, LA

“I fondly remember Coach Sylvest as one of the kindest, most caring educators from my childhood (he was my principle at Mandeville Junior High). He...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Rachel (Morvant) Turner - LA

“Our thoughts and love are with you all. ”
11 of 18 | Posted by: Reece Family - Virginia Beach, VA

“My sincere condolences to the family. A great man is with our Hevenly Father. Coach S will never be forgotten for he IS the roots to our community....Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Natalie Essaied - Mandeville, LA

“I'll always remember his smile....He was so good with the students and I admire that. My deepest condolences.... ”
13 of 18 | Posted by: Sheila Wynn - Mandeville, LA

“My thoughts and prayers to the Sylvest family. Coach Sylvest is a teacher that I so fondly remember from my time at Mandeville High School so many...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Rebel Abney Judge - Madison, AL

“Prayers for the family in this difficult time. He was an amazing man. Great principle and life coach. ”
15 of 18 | Posted by: Jessica Mason - Mandeville

“My thoughts and prayers are with his family. He was one of the most amazing people I've ever met. Mr. Sylvest was the greatest principal with the...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Erin McElroy - Mandeville, LA

“My thoughts and prayers to the Sylvest family. I have fond memories of Coach Sylvest at MHS. A funny, genuine person who always had time for students...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: Rebecca Strole - Brooklyn, NY

“My sincerest condolences to the family. May the strength and peace that only God can give comfort you during this difficult time. (Psalm 29:11) ”
18 of 18 | Posted by: Naomi


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Richard was born on November 3, 1945 and passed away on Thursday, November 24, 2016.

Richard was a resident of Hammond, Louisiana at the time of passing.

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