Mr. Gregory R. Aymond
Kramer Funeral Home
2905 Masonic Drive
Tel. (318) 445-6311
Gregory R. Aymond
Funeral services for Gregory R. Aymond will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, June 12, 2012, in the chapel of John Kramer & Son with Rev. Nathan Martin and Rev. Jim Thomassee officiating. Interment will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Ball, LA, under the direction of John Kramer & Son.
Mr. Aymond, 55, of Alexandria, passed away Saturday, June 9, 2012, at Grace Home, Alexandria, LA after a long, hard fight suffered from an illness. He was born in Alexandria on July 28, 1956 to late Everett L. Aymond and Gay W. Aymond. He was a 1974 graduate of Poland High School and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Louisiana College in 1980. He then attended LSU and earned a Law Degree and Juris Doctor Degree in 1986. After receiving his law degree, he then worked for the Law Firm of Walton J. Barnes, II; Neblett, Beard, and Arsenault; Terrell, Aymond, and Savoie Law Firm; and then entered into private practice. He was listed in the Who's Who in American Law, and was also a member of the 1st Airborne Division. He was a member of Riverview Baptist Church. He was a practicing attorney in Alexandria until his illness, and then ran a successful blog, Central LA Politics.
Mr. Aymond is preceded in death by his parents, Everett L. Aymond and Gay W. Aymond of Alexandria; his paternal grandparents, Everett E. Aymond and Tressie C. Aymond of Alexandria; his maternal grandparents, Lewis L. "Pat" Watson and Grace F. Watson of Alexandria; and his great-niece, Jordyn Barnes.
He is survived by one brother, Donald W. Aymond and his wife Susan Ribaudo Aymond; two sisters, Sharon Aymond Lowery and her husband Jimmy C. Lowery, Jr., and Paula Aymond Barnes and her husband, Paul E. Barnes; his aunt, Linda W. Russo, all of Alexandria; four nephews, Charles L. Barnes and his wife Sandra O. Barnes of Lakewood, Washington, Brett M. Lowery and his fiancée Shannon Johnson of Pineville, Paul D. Barnes and his wife Casey M. Barnes of Alexandria, and W. Scott Lowery of Alexandria; two step-nieces, Nicol B. Merrifield and her husband, Darren W. Merrifield of Larose, and Jessica Barnes of Conway, Arkansas; two great-nieces; three great-nephews; five step-great-nephews; one step-great-niece; and a host of cousins and friends.
Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m., Monday, June 11, 2012, and from 8:30 a.m. until time of service, June 12, 2012, at John Kramer and Son.
Pallbearers honored to serve will be Dr. Dave Rayburn, Doug Byrd, Hamilton Chauvin, Lynton Hester III, Mike Briggs, and Mike Johnson. Honorary Pallbearers will be Chad Scroggs, Dan Davis, Steve Coco, Tommy Davenport, Kyle Rodriguez, and Butch Savoie.
The family would like to thank Dr. Bruce Barton and the staff of Dubuis Hospital for their wonderful care and kindness in taking care of their brother, and also the staff of Grace Home.