Jarvis H. Renfrow, Sr.
Funeral services for Mr. Jarvis H. Renfrow, Sr., 90, of Monroe, LA, will be held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, November 20, 2021, at Mulhearn Funeral Home Sterlington Rd., Monroe, LA, with Mr. Daniel Thomas officiating. Interment will follow at Mulhearn Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. Friday, November 19, 2021, at Mulhearn Funeral Home Sterlington Rd., Monroe, LA.
Mr. Renfrow was born on September 15, 1931, in Winnsboro, LA, and passed away Sunday, November 14, 2021, at Rapides General Medical Center, Alexandria, LA.
Mr. Renfrow graduated from Ouachita Parish High School in 1950 and from Northeast Louisiana University in 1961. He served his country through the U.S. Army 82nd airborne. He served the City of Monroe as Chief Communications Officer with the Monroe Fire Department for over 40 years and 10 years as the 911 supervisor. After retiring from the 911 center, he spent two years as a CDL driver hauling nitro.
Mr. Renfrow enjoyed weightlifting. He was a state champion and won 3rd Place in the National Senior’s Division. He enjoyed flying his Cessna as an instrument rated pilot and the highlight of his life was his trip to the Arctic Circle. Mr. Renfrow lived a long and adventurous life flying, sailing his sailboats, and riding his motorcycles. He was a member of the Lakeshore Barbell Club, the Chapter D Gold Wing Road Riders, Corvette Club, Twin City Ramblers and the Aeronuts.
Mr. Renfrow was preceded in death by his parents, Dalco H. Renfrow and Gladys Renfrow Maxwell; his sister, Jeanine Frey; and two grandchildren, Cheryl Ashley Ballard and Bryan James Floyd.
Mr. Renfrow is survived by his wife of twenty years Kim Sanderson Renfrow; his son Jarvis Renfrow, Jr.; son Steve R. Renfrow and wife Regina; and daughter Cheryl Renfrow Ballard and husband John. He was survived by five grandchildren, nine great grandchildren: and four great-great grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Michael Ballard, David Ballard, Benny Duncan, and other Monroe Fire Department.
Memorials may be made to Pilots for Patients or the local Monroe Fire Department.
A special thanks to the NE LA War Veterans Home for their loving care.
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