Jesse Ray Chemin, age 81, of Central, Louisiana quietly passed away Saturday evening, January 9, 2021 surrounded by his family. Born March 26, 1939, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, he was preceded by his father and mother, Mannie "Bud" and Ella "Mae" Chemin; his brother Rodney; his son Kenny; and his niece Paige. Jesse Ray is survived by his brother, Carl Wayne (Amanda) Chemin; sisters, Wanda Whittington and Jan (Casey) Case; his loving wife of 63 years, Phyllis Jolene Chemin; along with four children, Sue (Kenny) Cobb, Mike (Robbie) Chemin, David (Julie) Chemin, and Sheryl (Reggie) Parent; 13 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; 3 great-great grandchildren; and many loving nieces, nephews, and relatives. Jesse was a retired supervisor from Dow Chemical Company. There will be a private family viewing held Tuesday evening, January 12, 2021 at Central Funeral Home followed by a graveside service for family and friends at 10:00 am, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at on 10000 Blackwater Rd., Baker, LA 70714. Serving as pallbearers will be grandsons Chris Self, David Chemin Jr., Kenny Cobb Jr., Matthew Chemin, Adam Chemin, and Michael Chemin. Central Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 225-236-0800.
Published in The Advocate from Jan. 11 to Jan. 13, 2021.