Travis Ray Lantrip, Sr., 46, passed away suddenly on Thursday, February 25, 2021.
Travis was born on July 31, 1974, in Milton, Florida. Growing up, he lived in Alabama and Louisiana. He graduated from Lafayette Christian Academy before joining the United States Air Force, where he served his country for four years. While enlisted, he met and married the love of his life and best friend, Terri.
He strived every day to be better than the day before to honor his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Travis was known for his strong work ethic. He never stopped working and was always willing to lend a hand to anyone in need. Travis was employed as a network technician with Windstream and he enjoyed basketball, running, golf, and reading in his spare time. He was an avid LSU football fan, a love he shared with his father, and nothing made him happier than being with the ones he loved. Travis enjoyed life and always loved to “cut up” and have fun.
Survivors include his wife, Terri Lee Lantrip of Jesup; four children, Sydney Lantrip, Travis “Ray” Lantrip, Jr., Payton Lantrip and Hannah Lantrip, all of Jesup; mother and father, Dennis and Susan Lantrip of Louisiana; brother, Chad Canezaro of Louisiana; sister and brother-in-law, Amanda and Andre´ Arceneaux of Louisiana; paternal grandmother, Doris Lantrip of Louisiana; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Jerald and Suzanne Lee of Jesup; sister-in-law and her husband, Nancy and Stephen Highsmith of Midway; brother-in-law and his wife, Jason and Julie Lee of Jesup; and grandmother-in-law, Derotha Reddish of Jesup. He also leaves several beloved aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family members and friends.
Visitation with special COVID-19 precautions, including masks and social distancing, will be from 4:00 until 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 7, 2021, at Howard and Jones Funeral Home in Jesup.
Graveside funeral services with military honors will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday, March 8, 2021, in Pinecrest Memorial Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Christopher Canezaro, Austin Canezaro, Billy Joe Lee, Mickey Reddish, Wayne Reddish and Brad Reddish. Honorary pallbearers will be friends and coworkers from Windstream.
Remembrances may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or www.stjude.org.
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