Arthur “Beadie” James Escortt, Jr

Arthur “Beadie” James Escortt, Jr., 84, a resident and native of Morgan City, LA, passed away on Monday March 5, 2018 at 2:15 PM.

Visitation will be observed on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at Church of Christ, Railroad Ave., Morgan City from 9:00 AM until funeral service at 11:00 AM. Burial will be in the Morgan City Cemetery.

Leaving to cherish his memories is his daughter, Deborah Ann Escortt from Cleveland, Ohio, a stepson, Rico Escortt of Cleveland, OH., two grandsons,  five great grandchildren; five brothers, Leonard (Connie) Escortt of Patterson, LA., Calvin Valentine of Morgan City, Wilbert Valentine of Lafayette, Immanuel Escortt of Baton Rouge, Alvin (Sandra) Wilkerson of Morgan City; five sisters: Iola Davis of Houston, TX., Shirley Pinn of Morgan City, Mrs. Johnny (Vida) Banks of Brookhaven, MS., Beverly Bates and Audrey McKnight of Baton Rouge; one special close friend; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

Jones Funeral Home of Morgan City/Franklin/Jeanerette/Houma in charge of arrangements.

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