Floyd Paul Donley Sr.

Floyd Paul Donley Sr., age 86, died after a brief illness on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015, at his home in Amite, La.

Floyd is survived by his wife of 65 years, Victoria “Vicky” Cortez Donley of Amite, La., his children, Kerry-Ann Donley Stacy (Eric) of Kenner, La., Alecia Vera Donley Levy (Charles) of Ponchatoula, La., Floyd P. Donley, Jr. of LaPlace, LA and Keith A. Donley of Amite.

He is also survived by 12 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents Felix E. Donley, Sr. and Carrie Schexnayder Donley of Garyville, La., his sister Mary “Gert” Palfrey, brother Felix E. Donley, Jr., a daughter Linda L. Donley and 1 grandchild.

Donley was born in Garyville, raised his family in Norco and with Vicky retired to Amite.

He was a graduate of Leon Godchaux High School, was honorably discharged from the U. S. Airforce, worked for many years at Shell Oil Company in Norco and was owner of Norco Gun Shop and Industrial Mechanical Services.

During his many years of shooting skeet, as a member of the Louisiana Skeet Shooting Association (LSSA) and the National Skeet Shooting Association (NSSA), he received numerous trophies and awards for his skills in all gauges of the sport.

In 1998, he was inducted into the Louisiana Skeet Shooting Hall of Fame.  He and Vicky loved the travels that took them around the country while enjoying the sport and playing Booray, which he later wrote a book called Booray Simplified.  He also loved writing poetry, telling jokes and his dogs.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at St. Peter Catholic Church, 1550 Hwy 44, Reserve on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015 at noon. Visitation will begin in the church at 10 a.m.  Interment to follow in St. Peter Cemetery.

The family would like to give special thanks to North Oaks Hospice, Hammond, La..

To view and sign the online guest book, please visit www.milletguidry.com


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