Born July 11, 1926 in Baton Rouge, he died of natural causes at 12:30 a.m. Thursday morning, Jan. 24, 2013, at North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond. He was 86, a lifelong resident of Baton Rouge and the retired Operator of The CC Fish & Oyster Company, a family-owned business in Baton Rouge. He served in the U.S. Army as a PFC Rifleman in the European force and was one of the first American soldiers to occupy Germany. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Helen Ginn Mansur; one son, Thomas "Tommy"Michael Mansur, Jr. and wife Kim Mansur of Baton Rouge; one daughter, Rosa Mansur Dunn and husband Dr. Michael Dunn of Hammond; grandchildren, Ashley and Ben Pierce, Thomas Michael Mansur, III and Landry Michael Mansur; and one great granddaughter, Amelia Rose Pierce, all of Baton Rouge. He is also survived by siblings, Woodrow "Woody" Mansur, Elizabeth Mansur Ginn, Charles Mansur and Nora Mansur Payne, as well as nieces, nephews and extended family and friends, who all loved him very much. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bolos and Rosa Mansur, Sr., and his brother, Bolos Mansur, Jr. Pallbearers will be Ben Pierce, Scott Lee, Albert Merey, Herb Ginn, II, Robert Wheat and Patrick Dunn. He was a member of the first graduating class of St. Agnes Catholic School, graduated from Baton Rouge High School and attended Louisiana State University under the GI Bill. He served as an Altar Boy and lifelong Usher of St. Agnes Catholic Church. Additionally, he was a member of the Knights of Columbus, the American Legion, and he served as President of Cedars of Lebanon Club of Baton Rouge. Visitation will be held on Friday night, January 25, 2013 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at Rabenhorst Funeral Home, 825 Government Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70802. Visitation will continue on Saturday morning, January 26, 2013 at St. Agnes Catholic Church, from 9:00 a.m. until Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital.
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Rabenhorst Funeral Homes Downtown
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Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Published in TheAdvocate.com from Jan. 24 to Jan. 26, 2013