Louis Greaux Jr. Dies at 79

Louis Greaux Jr.

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing onto glory of Louis “Ray” Greaux Jr., who died July 21, peacefully, at home.

He was born Oct. 15, 1942, to Zora Heyliger Francis and Louis Greaux on St. Thomas, both of whom are deceased.

Louis “Ray” Greaux worked for more than 30 years at the V.I. Property and Procurement Department’s Motor Pool Unit.

He is survived by his wife, Juliet Francis Greaux; special aunt/mother, Bericia Lewis; sisters: Cheryl Chaney and Desiree Francis Harrigan; brother, Glen A. Francis; daughters: Jasmine Greaux and Jennifer Greaux-Gist; grandchildren: Lequan Gregory, Dominque, Jordina and Gabriel Gist; sister-in-law, Cicely B. Francis; brothers-in-law: Dewey Chaney and Charles Harrigan; aunts: Bernice Thomas Heyliger and June Heyliger; nieces: Trisha Francis Allen, Tynell Francis, Tiffani Francis, Monet Francis-Gardner and Nysha Harrigan; and nephews: Cory Chaney, Craig Chaney, Nymoi Cannonier and Glenn Shakir Francis.

He is also survived by cousins: Wayne Sprauve, Denise Moron, Deborah Martin, Claudette Heyliger, Sherwood Heyliger Jr., Derek Heyliger, Barbara Heyliger, Simone Canton, Allison Heyliger-Adeyemi, Patricia Leonard, Alicia Thomas-Carty, Lauren Heyliger, Sherlaine Heyliger, Simone Heyliger, E’thegra Joseph Symonette, Orie Vialet, Paul Moron Jr., Moire Moron, Chet and Chezni Smith, John Heyliger and April Heyliger, Rashad Sprauve, Shamika Sprauve and Ramelle D. Martin; as well as many more relatives and friends too numerous to mention.

The first viewing will be from 4-6 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 5, at Turnbull’s Funeral Home.

A second viewing will be from 9-10 a.m., Friday, Aug. 6, followed by a service at 10 a.m. at Blyden Memorial Chapel. The interment will be private.