Louis (Fox) Adrien Lanaux Jr., 90, a lifetime resident of New Orleans passed away peacefully in his sleep on September 13, 2020. He was born on August 28, 1930 to Hilda and Louis Lanaux Sr. Louis, a very devoted and beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather is survived by his loving wife, Pamula Bowden Lanaux of nineteen years. Louis was also married for 49 years to Linda Allen Lanaux who preceded him in death. Louis is survived by his four children, Sindee Lanaux Guillot (Tré), Louis Lanaux lll (Goldie), JeanPaul Lanaux (Deborah), Lizette Lanaux Stanley (Wade), nine grandchildren, and twelve great grandchildren.
Louis graduated from Jesuit High School and studied Geology at Tulane University. He enjoyed serving his community, and was very active at Christ Church Cathedral. Louis was also a very patriotic veteran; and was very proud to serve his country during the Korean War from 1951-1953. His livelihood included his job as a district manager for General Electric, as well as his job as a private contractor.
Louis was a true Southern Gentleman in every respect with a warm friendly smile for everyone he met. He will be remembered by those who knew him best for the countless interesting stories he shared. Some of Louis’ favorite pass times included dining at the Southern Yacht Club, attending services at Christ Church Cathedral or St. Francis Xavier, visiting the World War ll museum, or catching up with his buddies at the VFW hall. He and his wife Pam resided in DeLimon where Louis served on the board for many years. Recently, Louis and Pam had become residents at Christwood in Covington.
Louis Lanaux was truly a special person who touched the lives of all those who knew him by his sincerity, humility, kindness, and wisdom. And although he is no longer with us, his memory will live on forever in our hearts.
A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held at a later date post Covid. JACOB SCHOEN & SON FUNERAL HOME, 3827 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119 in charge of arrangements.