Milton J. Leaycraft passed away on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at the age 87 years old. He was the beloved husband for 55 years to the late Lucy Marie Leaycraft. Devoted father of Lloyd Leaycraft (Mary), the late Milton Leaycraft (Francis), and the late Darnell Vaughn. Loving grandfather of Stacie (Damion), Samantha, Dustin (Kathleen), Brittanylynn (Carlos), and Ashley (Michael), 11 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Brother of Donald Leaycraft and the late Stanley Leaycraft. He was also preceded in death by his parents, Charles W. Leaycraft and Fannie Rusich Leaycraft.
Milton proudly served in the U.S. Army and was a long-term member of United Transportation Union. He retired from Illinois Central Gulf Railroad. Milton spent his free time as a local fisherman and enjoying the outdoors.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Services at Garden of Memories Funeral Home, 4900 Airline Drive Metairie, LA 70001 on Friday, August 5, 2022. Visitation will begin at 11:00 am with a service starting at 1:00 pm. Online condolences may be offered at www.gardenofmemoriesmetairie.com.
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