Reliss Schexnayder

Funeral services were held Tuesday January 5, 2010, at 2:00 p.m. in the Duhon Funeral Home Chapel for Reliss Joseph Schexnayder, 79, who died Sunday, January 3, 2010, at his residence in Rayne.

Survivors include his wife, Flora Dugas Schexnayder of Rayne; four sons, Bryan Schexnayder of Rayne, Gregory Schexnayder of Duson, Lender Schexnayder of Rayne and Carl Schexnayder of Rayne; one sister Thelma Leger of Duson; three brothers. Rayford Schexnayder of Lafayette, Roger Schexnayder of Midland, and Ravan Schexnayder of Rayne; ten grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Mr. Schexnayder was preceded in death by his parents Clovis and Emily Credeur Schexnayder; three brothers, Loyce, Marvin, and Purgie Schexnayder; and one sister Joyce Stelly.

Visitation was Monday January 4, 2010, from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. with a Rosary recited at 7:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 8:00 a.m. until services.

Burial was in the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery under the direction of Duhon Funeral Home of Rayne.

Condolences may be sent to the Schexnayder family at

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