Arthur "Beadie" James Escortt, Jr., 84, a resident and native of Morgan City, LA, passed away on Monday March 5, 2018 at 2:15 PM.
Visitation will be observed on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at Church of Christ, Railroad Ave., Morgan City from 9:00 AM until funeral service at 11:00 AM. Burial will be in the Morgan City Cemetery.
Arthur was born on October 27, 1933 in Morgan City, La to the union of the late Alice M. Valentine and Arthur Escort, Sr. Beadie was added to the family of God at the Railroad Avenue Church of Christ.
Leaving to cherish his memories is his daughter, Deborah Ann Escortt from Cleveland, Ohio, a stepson, Rico Escortt of Cleveland, OH., two grandsons, Donyea Escortt and Deonte "Rocky" Escortt; five great grandchildren; five brothers, Leonard (Connie) Escortt of Patterson, LA., Calvin Valentine of Morgan City, Wilbert Valentine of Lafayette, Immanuel Escortt of Baton Rouge, Alvin (Sandra) Wilkerson of Morgan City; five sisters: Iola Davis of Houston, TX., Shirley Pinn of Morgan City, Vida (Johnny) Banks of Brookhaven, MS., Beverly Bates and Audrey McKnight of Baton Rouge; one special close friend, Gloria Surgers of Houston; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.