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“Sorry to hear this. Ez was the heart of our state semi-final team in '61. ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: George Traylor

“Sorry about Ronald, and able to go.will keep you in my prayers. ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: Mary M Guillory - Prairieville, LA

“I am so sorry for your loss. Coach Small was my basketball coach at Southside Junior High all 3 years plus he taught me Health my 7th grade year. ...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Shannon Rhymes Wheeler - Gonzales, LA

“So sorry to hear about the passing of Ronnie Small. He and I shared many laughs while working at BASF. He will be missed. ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Wade Aultman - Sumrall, MS

“I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Coach Small. I remember him from when he taught at Walker. ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: Lodrick Price - Walker, LA

“Hugs and prayers to the Small family. ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: LANA DUGAS PATRICK - LA

“So sad to learn this news today. Ronnie and I were at Southeastern together. I enjoyed watching him play basketball for the SLC Lions and we shared...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Claudia Allums - Denham Springs, LA

“Sorry for your loss. Coach was a good man and a pleasure to be around. He will be miss. ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Lenny Wells - Prairieville, LA

“My prayers and condolences to the Small family. I have many memories of "Coach" during his time at BASF. He never failed to fill a room with his...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Shane Dugas - Gonzales, LA

“So very sorry for your loss Holly! You and your family is in my prayers. ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Tanya Bryant - Baton Rouge, LA

“Sorry for the lost of your Father Holly. I pray that you find peace at this time. ”
11 of 13 | Posted by: Trina Thomas - Baton Rouge, LA

“Prayers to the Small Family, Rest In Peace Coach. ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Tonya Foster-Maher - LA

“Aylene and Family,We are so sorry to hear of your Husband's Passing so sudden.We offer our deepest Condolences. ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Thelma,Bobby,Ronni, and Jerry - LA

Ronald L. Small passed away suddenly at his home in French Settlement, on march 6, 2018. He was born in Paducah Kentucky on May 2, 1943. He moved with his parents to Louisiana at a small age. He graduated from Denham Springs High School in 1961 and then graduated from Southeastern LA University in 1965. He retired from school teaching and coaching for 25 years. He also retired from the BASF Corp in Geismar, Louisiana as a Process Operator. He is survived by his wife of 31 years to Aylene Small and children Kelly Small and wife Nihal, Jeff Small, Holly Lorio and husband Brett, Debra and husband David Delatte, Michelle Gascon; sister, Diane Oliveaux and husband Bobby and numerous grandchildren. Ronald was an avid golfer who enjoyed spending time with friends whenever he could. Visitation will be held AT St. Joseph Catholic Church, 15710 Hwy 16 in French Settlement on Friday March 9, 2018 from 10 AM until Mass of Christian Burial at 12 PM, Burial will follow in French Settlement Community Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers Memorial Donations can be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church.

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