Obit: Larry Mann

Allison B. Hudson

Larry D. Mann

  A River Deckhand all his life working for McKinney Towing and presently working for American Commercial Line.  He died at 9:00 AM Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010 in Gonzales.  He was born in Paincourtville, LA on October 21, 1954.  He was 56 yrs old.  He was a resident of Donaldsonville, LA for  37 yrs.  He is survived by a granddaughter Devin Kocke of Donaldsonville,  LA and a grandson Jordan Carbo of Alexandria, LA;  three sisters, Audrey Johnson and ex-brother-in-law Randy Johnson,  Loretta Hernandez of Donaldsonville, LA and Frances Musco and husband Nickie Musco Sr. of Alexandria, LA;  two brothers, Lotus Mann Jr. of Shriever, LA and Virgil Mann and wife Tina of Grosse Tete, LA; five nephews, Travis Johnson and Fiancée April Phan of Donaldsonville and his children, Blaise & Gabrielle of Plaquemine, LA, Nickie Musco Jr. and wife Laura and their children Stephanie and Nick III, Tony Musco of US Navy Iraq and wife Bessie of Virginia Beach, VA and their children Zack, Josh, and Kaylee, Jean Seymore and wife Nancy of Addis, LA and their daughter Jessica, Johnny Mann & family of Bayou Sorrel, LA, five nieces, Jody White and husband Howard of Alexandria, LA and their son Trey, Catherine Blades and spouse Brian of Manhattan Beach, California, Aimee Parfait and spouse Blake and their children Blaise, Britain and Brayden, Jessica Lenard and husband T.J. and their son Seth, and Serena Parfait and husband Mack and their children Chrystal, Madison and Lil Mack.  Special friends Mr. Jessie Carter of Donaldsonville, LA and Trent Robinson of Baton Rouge, LA and a special God-dog, Desi.

Preceded in death by parents Lotus and Margaret Mann and a nephew Billy Mann, a brother-in-law Harvey Hernandez.

His wishes were to be cremated.

A memorial service will be held at a later date to disperse his ashes into the Mississippi River where he spent most of his life.  Please sign the online guestbook at

“ I have fought a good fight.

I have finished my course

I have kept the faith.”