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Clayton Andrew Schexnaildre

April 19, 1926 ~ August 11, 2017 (age 91)
Clayton Andrew Schexnaildre, Sr., passed away peacefully on Friday, August 11, 2017 at St. Francis Villa in River Ridge, LA. He was 91 years old, a life-long resident of the New Orleans area and a member of St. Rita Church in Harahan, LA. Clayton had a loving marriage to Lois Kerner Schexnaildre that lasted 37 years until her death. Clayton & Lois had five children: Val Schexnaildre King (Ed), Janelle Schexnaildre Tate (Lloyd), Clayton Andrew “Drew” Schexnaildre, Jr. (Lylee), Paul Gerard Schexnaildre who preceded Clayton in death (Suzy), and Rene Thomas Schexnaildre (Susie). After the death of Lois, Clayton enjoyed a 20 year marriage to the late Beverly McCune Schexnaildre. Clayton was blessed to enjoy love and appreciation from Beverly’s children: Tim McCune, Debi McCune Vogel (Ken), Terri McCune Vanderbrook (Bob), Patti McCune (Jane), and the late Danny McCune (Giselle). Clayton is survived by 11 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren. Clayton was born on April 19, 1926 in Metairie, LA to the late Lillian Picou Schexnaildre and Chenet Jordan Schexnaildre. He was one of 5 siblings, all of whom preceded Clayton in death. He is survived by a host of nieces and nephews. He was a proud alumnus of St. Aloysius High School and Loyola University and served in the U.S. Navy during WW2. He owned and operated Schexnaildre’s Floors & Interiors for 48 years, being well-respected for quality, service & fairness. Clayton was a man fully committed to his family and his Catholic faith: devoted husband, father, grandfather, & great-grandfather. He was a friendly and kind man who endeared himself to many others throughout his life. His family thanks the administration & staff at St. Francis Villa and his devoted caregiver Blanca Gonzales for the loving environment they provided Clayton during the last years of his life.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Garden of Memories Funeral Home, 4900 Airline Drive in Metairie on Saturday, August 19, 2017 beginning at 11:00 am. Visitation will be held at the funeral home beginning at 9:30 am. Private interment to follow in Garden of Memories Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to Catholic Charities of New Orleans or to the National World War II Museum.
Visitation
Saturday
August 19, 2017

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Garden of Memories Funeral Home
4900 Airline Drive
Metairie, LA 70001

Service
Saturday
August 19, 2017

11:00 AM
Garden of Memories Funeral Home
4900 Airline Drive
Metairie, LA 70001

Cemetery

Garden of Memories Cemetery
4900 Airline Drive
Metairie, LA 70001


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