Gary Thaddeus Burd

July 16, 1957 ~ October 19, 2021 (age 64)


Gary Thaddeus Burd (Killa) passed away on October 19, 2021 with his family by his side. A true New Orleanian who loved life. He always had a smile on his face. Killa was a French Quarter staple and he never met anyone who wasn’t his friend. The best bartender in the city.
He stayed during Katrina to help when everyone else ran. Celebrate his life rooting for the Saints and LSU. He is survived by a brother Charlie Burd, IV and three sisters Dawn Pitcher, Debbie Scott and Kathy Uhle and one niece and many nephews. Preceded in death by Charles Burd, III and Rosemary Burd.
A private Funeral Mass was celebrated at Saint Alphonsus Church, 2030 Constance Street followed by interment in St. Patrick #1. Arrangements by Jacob Schoen & Son. The family invites you to share your thoughts, fond memories and condolences online at

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