Richard “Rick” Charles Carrone
Richard “Rick” Charles Carrone of Madisonville, LA passed away on Saturday, July 4, 2020. He was born on October 7, 1957 in Metairie, LA to Dominick Charles Carrone, Jr. and Louise (Follette) Carrone.
Richard is survived by his beloved wife, Joan (Legnon) Carrone; his children Melissa Carrone Bell (James) and Michael Charles Carrone (Cole); his seven grandchildren Bethany, Emily, Rachel, Hannah, John, August, and Zoe; and one great-grandchild McKenna. He is also survived by his mother Louise (Follette) Carrone and his siblings Brenda Hannula (Barry), Linda Gullo (Joe), and David Carrone (Maria).
Richard is preceded in death by his father Dominick C. Carrone, Jr., and his nephew Christopher Lankston.
Richard, a native of Metairie, LA, graduated from Bonnabel High School. He later went to work for Dow Chemical for 33 years. Rick was also an active member at First Baptist Church of Covington, and past member of Fellowship Church in Prairieville, LA.
Rick’s life was guided by his faith in God and his love of his family. Rick was a wonderful and dedicated husband, father, son, brother, and grandfather who cherished his time with his family. Rick fought a courageous and fierce fight against cancer. Most will remember him for his quick wit, sharp sense of humor, and selflessness. As Rick waits to see us again, he is at peace fishing the lakes in Heaven with his father.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral services at E.J. Fielding Funeral Home, 2260 W 21st Ave, Covington, LA 70433 on Friday, July 10, 2020 at 11:00 AM with visitation on Friday beginning at 9:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in memory of Mr. Carrone may be made to American Cancer Society. Donations may be made at https://www.cancer.org/.