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April 07, 2021

Obituary

Madison D. "Matt" Easley

July 20, 1949 - April 02, 2021

Madison D. "Matt" Easley, a longtime resident of New Orleans, passed away on April 2, 2021 at Tulane Medical Center at the age of 71 with his brothers at his side. In retirement Matt awoke every day with “the beautiful noise of the Marigny beckoning him to the streets.” He spent many hours walking the streets visiting with all sharing conversations. His love for the city made him quite knowledgeable of the history and architecture. Matt was born July 20, 1949 in Kentwood, LA. 

He is survived by his brothers, Richard Easley and wife, Lyn, John Easley and wife, Anne-Marie; step-brother Greg Flores and wife Sarah, step-sisters Theresa Flores, Rebecca Davis and Dock, Karlette Bridges and Vernon, Rhenette Beck and Barry. Nieces and nephews Richard C. Easley, Jennifer Davis and Brad, Joffrey Easley and Moira, Kim Bodden and Shawn, Claire Cox, Emily Flores, Hudson Flores, Eric Davis, Megan Edwards and Brian, Annelise Kent and Devin, and Aubrie Medlin. 

Preceded in death by his father Morris E. Easley, Jr. and mother Sadie Williams Carter; step-mother Susie Easley, step-father Prentiss Carter, Jr. and a step-brother Kevin Carter. 

Matt was a retired State Probation and Parole Officer and operated the Creole Cottage Bed and Breakfast in New Orleans. He served in the United States Army. Matt was a longtime member of Day’s United Methodist Church. Active member of the Krewe of Amon-Ra. He treasured family and the friendships that he made throughout his life. His classmates from the Greensburg High Class of 1967 were important to him as well as his friends from the City. He was an avid L.S.U. football fan. Twice a year he traveled to New York to enjoy the museums and Broadway productions. 

Visitation at McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, from 9:00AM until religious services at 12:00 Noon on Saturday, April 10, 2021. Services conducted by Fr. Bill Terry. Interment Pine Ridge Cemetery, Pine Ridge, LA. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.

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