Grant “Whitey” Landry, Sr.

Published 11:15 am Monday, October 31, 2022

Grant “Whitey” Landry, Sr.

January 18th, 1943 – October 30th, 2022

On Sunday October 30th, 2022 he passed away peacefully at Veteran Affairs Hospital in New Orleans, LA from a service-related illness at the age of 79.

Beloved husband of Victoria (Vickie) Migliore Landry for 58 years. Father of Grant P. Landry, Jr. (Nicole) and Elke Landry (Brian). Grandfather of Kailee Bivin (Justin), Jaydon Mollere (Kaylynn), Jaycen Mollere (Brittany), Hunter Landry (Anna), and Braiden Landry. Great grandfather of Chloe and Brynlee Bivin. Brother of Maurice Landry and Roseanna Galatas. Preceded in death by his father Ernest M. Landry, mother Marguerite Jacob Landry and brothers E.J. Landry and Brent “Blackie” Landry (twin).

He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He spent most of his free time outdoors, hunting and spending time with his loved ones. He was drafted in the U.S. Army Infantry in 1967 and promoted to Sergeant in the Vietnam War 1968-1969 and awarded numerous medals for bravery and courage. A native and resident of Reserve, La. He lived by the motto of “Once A Soldier, Always A Soldier.” Please in lieu of flowers, honor and thank your Veterans for their service.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Visitation and Funeral Mass at St. Peter Catholic Church, 1550 Hwy. 44, Reserve, LA on Friday, November 4, 2022.  Visitation at the church from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m.  Interment in St. Peter Cemetery, Reserve, LA.

Arrangements by Millet-Guidry Funeral Home.  To share memories or condolences, please visit www.milletguidry.com