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ERIC LAMONT AVANT, SR.

December 29, 1950 — April 23, 2023

HARVEY

ERIC LAMONT AVANT, SR.

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Eric Lamont Avant, Sr. was called home on Sunday, April 23, 2023, at the age of 72. He was a native of St. Louis, MO and a resident of Harvey, LA. Eric graduated from President of Corpsman’s Council receiving his GED. He served his country in the United States Army for four years. Eric was employed as a longshoreman for Superior PSI and later worked for O’Reilly Auto Parts and NAPA. Former husband of the late Dyannie L. Avant. Loving father of Eric Avant II. Stepfather of Mia (Blake) Toomer. Grandfather of Eric Avant III, Traion Sargent, Blake Jr. and Blane Toomer.  Devoted companion of 10 years to Melanie Duncan. Son of the late McKinley Avant, Jr. and Jeanette Hester Brown. Brother of Ken (Queen Carol) Avant, Gerald Wayne Luster, Tyrone Luster, Marcus Luster, Kent (Audrey) Luster of Swansea, IL., Dondi (Sandie) Luster of Cahokia, IL., Darrus Avant of Virgina Beach, VA., Tyrone Luster, Marcus Luster, Pierre Avant, Nadine Luster, Phyllis Pearson, Annette (Marvin) Jackson, Felicia Luster, Monica Luster, Rhonda Luster, and the late Raymont Avant, and Vallory Luster. Beloved uncle of Ashanti Avant, Kentaley Avant, Theolor (Eric) Dixon, Raymond Avant Jr., Dominque Avant, Marquis Avant Jr., McKinley Avant, Pierre Avant, Keith Avant, Victor Russell, and Antonio Bridges. Brother-in-law of Donna Mae Bridges and Rita Ward. Favorite cousin of Keith Avant. Devoted friend of David Charles Quinn, Alton Rouche, and Lionzell Silas; also survived by a host of other relatives and friends. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Service at Davis Mortuary Service 6820 Westbank Expressway, Marrero, LA on Monday, May 1, 2023, at 10:00a.m. Visitation will begin at 9:00a.m. at the above named parlor. Interment: Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery-St. Louis MO.  To view and sign the guestbook, please go to www.davismortuaryservice.com.

DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC ATTENDANCE WILL BE LIMITED. IT IS MANDATORY EVERYONE ATTENDING WEAR A FACE MASK OR SOME TYPE OF FACE COVERING.   

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Visitation

Monday, May 1, 2023

9:00 - 10:00 am (Central time)

Davis Mortuary Service-Marrero

6820 W. B. Expressway, Marrero, LA 70072

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Funeral Service

Monday, May 1, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Davis Mortuary Service-Marrero

6820 W. B. Expressway, Marrero, LA 70072

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