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Leon S. Cyrus Jr

July 30, 1927 ~ July 25, 2022 (age 94)


Leon S. Cyrus, Jr. passed away on Monday, July 25, 2022; five days before his 95th birthday. He was a native of New Orleans, LA and a resident of Metairie, LA.
Leon was preceded in death by his loving wife of 70 years, Annie Torina Cyrus, his parents; Leon S. Cyrus, Sr. and Olivia Boe Cyrus and 1 grandson, David Cyrus Bryars.
He is survived by 3 loving daughters; Dianne Cyrus Hughes (Jimmy), Carol Cyrus Bryars and Linda Cyrus Zuniga (Carlos) and 4 grandchildren; Chad Hughes Ramirez (Al), Christie Hughes Russ (Mark), Kelly Hollis Damron (Brian) and Lisa Bryars Stacey. Also, 8 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandson.
He was a longtime parishioner of St. Edward the Confessor Church; served in the U.S. Marines and retired from South Central Bell after 37 years of service.
The family would like to extend a heartfelt Thank You to Passages Hospice for caring for Mr. Leon.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a Catholic Mass at Garden of Memories Funeral Home, 4900 Airline Drive, Metairie, LA on Saturday, July 30, 2022 at 12:00 Noon. Visitation will begin at 10:30AM until 12:00 Noon. Interment to follow in Garden of Memories Cemetery

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