Harry Beevers, Jr. was born on January 26, 1944 to the union of Harry Beevers, Sr. and Ruth Devins Beevers. Harry converted to Catholicism in the early eighties. He was a graduate ofL. B. Landry Class of 1962. Harry married his childhood sweetheart and love of his life Elvina Barrett Beevers on December 30, 1966. To this union two sons were born Landon and Blake Beevers. Harry was a disable veteran of the US Air force. He was honorably discharged in 1965. He was employed by the US Postal Service as a Postal Carrier until his retirement. He briefly worked at the Church Parish Office after his retirement. Harry was the Charter Grand Knight of St. Joseph the Worker Council 267. His dedication and service to the Knights of Peter Claver did not go unnoticed because he later became the 13th Supreme . Navigator of the Knights of Peter Claver 4th degree division. He was the recipient of the Knights of Harry was the Charter Grand Knight of St. Joseph the Worker Council 267. His dedication and service to the Knights of Peter Claver did not go unnoticed because he later became the 13th Supreme . Navigator of the Knights of Peter Claver 4th degree division. He was the recipient of the Knights of Peter Claver Cartagena award, selected Man of Year by New Orleans Central Committee and Man of Year Council 267. In 1996 Harry received the Order of St. Louis Medallion for service to his church and the Archdiocese of New Orleans. He was a dedicated member of St. Joseph the Worker. Harry served in many ministries; Parish Council, Building Committee, Hospitality, Eucharist Minister, he and his wife were Chairp erson for the Annual St. Joseph the Worker Fair. Harry did that and many more he loved his church. Harry had a loving personality and a beautiful smile. He loved spoiling his grandchildren, The New Orleans Saints, his I-Pad and Cellphone, the Tuskegee Airmen and any type of Military Aircrafts. Harry departed this life on Friday, July 30th after a brief illness. He was preceded in death by his parents Harry, Sr and Ruth D. Beevers, his granddaughter Malissia' Arianne, his Mother and Father-in Law Theodore and Lucille Barrett. Sister-in-Laws Judy Barrett, Carolyn Barrett Dotson, Brother-in-Law Theodore Barrett and Nephews, Kevin Albert, Vincent Ducksworth, Andrew Ducksworth, and David Burns. He leaves to cherish his memories his wife of 55 years Elvina; children Landon (Sabrina), Blake (Sasha), Grandchildren Dayja, Brooklynn, Anala, and Blaise. Great Granddaughter Jaidyn, Godchild Alexis F. Hill, Sister Lydia B. Albert. Sisters-in-Law Theo Claire Ducksworth, and Shirley Bums a host of nieces, nephews and friends. Relatives and friends of the family also priest, and parishioners of St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church and neighboring churches; members of Knights of Peter Claver Council 267, EO Moss Grand Assembly #4, and 13th Supreme Navigator of the 4th Degree Knights of Peter Claver are invited to attend the Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church 455 Ames Blvd. Marrero, LA on Friday, August 6, 2021, at 10:00a.m. Visitation will begin at 8:00a.m. and Recitation of Rosary at 8:30a.m. Father Sidney Speaks, Celebrant. Interment: Restlawn Park Cemetery-Avondale, LA. The service will be live-streamed on St. Joseph the Worker ‘s website (www.Stjworker.church), Facebook (Saint Joseph The Worker Church-Marrero), and YouTube (St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church Marrero). To view and sign the guestbook, please go to www.davismortuaryservice.com. Arrangements By Davis Mortuary Service 230 Monroe St. Gretna, LA.
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