Funeral Mass for Ronald Tassin of Cottonport will begin at 11:00am on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Cottonport. Burial will follow at the St. Mary’s #2 Catholic Cemetery.
Ronald Tassin, age 69, passed away on Friday, August 14, 2020 at his home in Cottonport.
A native of Cottonport, La., Ronnie was born on September 14, 1950. After graduating from Cottonport High School, he served in the United States Armed Forces. Ronnie worked as the head assistant to the Commissioner of Elections for the State of Louisiana from which he eventually retired. He also carried on the Tassin family tradition of farming. Ronnie was an avid hunter who shared his love of the outdoors with his sons. He enjoyed cooking and the company of family and friends.
Those left to cherish his memory are his son, Samuel Paul Lyles of Cottonport; sister, Sharon (Roderick) Lemoine of Covington; and grandchildren, India Lyles and Evangeline Lyles.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Sharon Tassin; son, William Lyles; and parents, Joseph & Olive Tassin.
Visitation will begin at 9:00am until time of service on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Cottonport.
Those honored to serve as pallbearers are Chris Reynolds, Steven Reynolds, Chuck Reynolds, Bryan McDonald, Kevin McDonald, Kenneth McDonald, Ricky Lemoine and Jason Frosch, as well as honorary pallbearer Roderick Lemoine.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
Escude Funeral Home of Mansura has been entrusted with funeral arrangements.
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