R.J. was called home by the Lord on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, at Ochsner Medical Center in Baton Rouge, at the age of 77. He was a native of Avoyelles Parish and current resident of Rosedale, and an US Army Veteran. R.J. was a retired crane operator. Visitation will be at Wilbert Funeral Home in Port Allen on Sunday, January 10th, from 2 to 6 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, January 11th, at Holy Family Catholic Church at 12:30 p.m., celebrated by Rev. David Allen. Cremation will follow. R.J. is survived by his wife of 33 years, Catherine "Cathie" Sillinger Jeansonne; children, Mindi Steidley and husband Michael, Ross Jeansonne and wife Nedra, and Ryan Jeansonne; seven grandchildren, Ethan, Briannah, Alaysa, Avery, Gabriella, Ross Jr., and Minnie. R.J. was preceded in death by his parents, Clifton and Ura Bernard Jeansonne; siblings, Bernard, Charles, Rudy and Rose. Please share memories at www.wilbertservices.com.