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Gene Sorey

December 23, 1927 — April 12, 2021

Funeral Services for Mr. Gene Sorey, 93, of Rayville, LA, will be held at 1:00 P.M., Saturday, April 17, 2021, in the chapel of Mulhearn Funeral Home in Rayville, LA, with Rev. Troy Dennard officiating. Interment will follow in Rayville Masonic Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 11:30 A.M. until service time on Saturday.

Mr. Sorey was born December 23, 1927 and passed away April 12, 2021. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Rayville. He was a graduate of Rayville High School and a veteran of the United States Navy. Mr. Sorey was the owner and contractor of Sorey’s Lumber Company, and he owned the Sears Catalog Store in Rayville. He also had Gene Sorey Insurance for 50 years.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 69 years, Johnnie Mae Sorey; father, Clifton W. Sorey; mother, Marie Sorey; brother, Calvin Sorey; and sister, Peggy Sue Diebel.

Survivors include his daughter, Joni Eikert and husband Paul Eikert of West Monroe, LA; son, Gordon Sorey and wife Vicki Sorey of Bay City, TX; six grandchildren, Kyle Takewell and wife Kimberly, Jeni Takewell, Stella Sorey, Jordan Patton, Logan Bailey, and Dustin Henderson and wife Jenna; seven great grandchildren; sister, Janice Green of Tucson, AZ; sister-in-law, Audrey Tucker and husband John; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Paul Eikert, Kyle Takewell, Tom Heath, Jonathan Diebel, Phillip Vallery, Charlie Thomason, and Laslie Thomason.

The Family would like to give a special thanks to Charlie’s Angels for Hire, LLC. Owner Teresa Ogumnuyiwa, Dee Broadway, and Rosalyn Banks. Lisa Knox, Jeni Takewell and Sharon Kelley for the special care and concern of this family and also Caring Hands Hospice.

Online Registry/Condolences: www.mulhearnfuneralhome.com
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Saturday, April 17, 2021

11:30am - 1:00pm (Central time)

Mulhearn Funeral Home - Rayville

507 Foster Street, Rayville, LA 71269

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Saturday, April 17, 2021

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Mulhearn Funeral Home - Rayville

507 Foster Street, Rayville, LA 71269

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Rayville Masonic Cemetery

24 Stone St, Stafford, 4053

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