In Memoriam: Lewis Henry Bagot

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image1bLewis Henry Bagot, a dedicated husband, father, and grandfather went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Friday, February 9, 2018. He was born on November 19, 1932 in Eudora, Arkansas, and has been a resident of Central for over 50 years. Lewis served as a First Sergeant in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, after which he attended LSU and accepted a career with Exxon Mobile. After 33 years of service, the decision to retire allowed him to travel and embark on many fishing trips with his wife. This encounter lasted a brief six years, until he decided to accept the role as Aid to State Representative, Donald Ray Kennard. Later in life, he then accepted the same role alongside Metro Councilman, Joe Grecoof East Baton Rouge Parish. For anyone who knew him, it was no secret that Lewis loved to mingle amongst his peers. His humorous and warm personality was a highlight at any event, that allowed him to touch the lives of many. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Mary Jean (Meuret) Bagot; daughters, Terree Tisdale-Kwarteng her husband Eugene Kwarteng of Broussard, La; daughter: Sherree Hurst Whitehead and husband Darryl Ray Whitehead of Woodville, MS ;grandchildren, Lester Tisdale, Carrina AyliseTisdale, Laine Hurst, Olivia Hurst, and Joseph Kwarteng; great-grandhild, Cheyenne Teal. He was preceded in death by his parents Thomas William “T.W.” Bagot, and Juanita Bagot. He will be remembered always for his kindness, compassion, and devotion to his family and his community.
The memorial is scheduled for Saturday, February 24th, Grace Presbyterian Church, 9526 Joor Rd., Central LA.  Visitation Starting at 9 am to 11 am. Sermon will start at 11.  In lieu of flowers we ask donations be made to St. Jude Hospital or Shriners Hospital for Children in his name.