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Richard A. Turnipseed Obituary


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“Nancy My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. May God bless you. Madeline ”
1 of 15 | Posted by: Madeline Louque

“We are very sorry to hear about Dickie. He was an inspiration to our family. He will be well remembered. ”
2 of 15 | Posted by: Karl and Betty Albritton

“May the thoughts of sympathy help ease your pain at this time...........I remember Coach Turnipseed from McKowen High ..he will be missed by all who...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: donna manuel murano

“I was a senior in high school when I started working for the St. James Parish School System. I had 5 great years of enjoying Mr. Turnipseeds...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Christine Zeller

“Your family is in our thoughts and prayers at this time. ”
5 of 15 | Posted by: Christian and Brian Heimann

“We will miss Mr Turnipseed at Francis Asbury. He was a delight to know. Our prayers are with you Nancy. Love, Ruby ”
6 of 15 | Posted by: Gerald and Ruby Daigrepont

“Good bye long time friend. We served together in the UMMen. Sam Ellis Pres. Jordan UMMen ”
7 of 15 | Posted by: Samuel L. Ellis

“Dear Nancy: I am so sorry about the loss of Mr. Dickie. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. ...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Linda McLellan

“Dear Mrs. Nancy, Please accept our heartfelt condolences on the loss of Mr. Dickie. We will always consider ya'll very dear to us for your belief in...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Ron Smith

“Nancy, I am so sorry for your lost. My prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. Warren Louque ”
10 of 15 | Posted by: warren louque

“Nancy, Noel and I are sorry for your loss, and our prayers are with you at times like this. God bless. ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: Ronald and Noel Lambert

“Iam a high school friend who wishes for his family sweet memories and the comfirting presence of God during this time. Judie ”
12 of 15 | Posted by: Judie Pennebaker Pardue

“Nancy, we are sorry for your loss, our sympathy.5b21 ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: john and dorothy nobile

“Nancy & Family, please accept our deepest sympathies. Dickie was dearly loved by both of us as Nancy is. We never met Dickie's children but our...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Willa & Donald Foret

“Our prayers are with you and yours at times like this. ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: Leon and Jan Abreo


A retired educator was born in Jackson, LA and passed away on Sunday, September 25, 2011 at The Carpenter House in Baton Rouge after a long illness. He served and defended our nation during the Korean War as a corpsman on the USS Higbee and the San Diego Naval Hospital. He was a dedicated educator for 33 years for the East Feliciana and St. James Parish School Boards.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy Barefield Turnipseed; daughter, Mimi Monica Denova and her husband, Ricky; son, Roy M. Monica and his wife, Xioayun Pan Monica; grandchildren, Kristi Hendry, Lacey H. Alexander, Derek Hendry, Kelsey Gagliano, Camille, Amanda and Sarah Monica; great-grandchildren, Aiden Gaspard and Maci Alexander.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Pauline Reid and Frank L. Turnipseed; six sisters, Kathryn Moore, Alwilda Fletcher, Blanche Tomb, Dorothy Turnipseed, Florence Townsend and Marjorie Nell Turnipseed; four brothers, Frank Lee, Cornelius, John Allen and Maxwell Turnipseed.

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