Raymond "Fat Man" Spain, Jr., 60, a resident of Centerville, LA and native of Franklin, LA, passed away on Tuesday June 6, 2017 at 2:06 PM at the Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Lafayette, LA.
Visitation will be observed on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 from 9:00 AM until funeral services at 11:00 AM at the Jones Funeral Home 1101 Main Street Franklin, LA, Reverend Charles Spann will officiate the services. Burial will follow funeral services in the Franklin Cemetery - Main Street in Franklin, LA.
Memories of "Fat Man," as he was known to many will forever remain in the hearts of his loving wife, Diane L. Spain of Centerville, LA; his mother, Melva "Melvin" Freeman Spain of Franklin, LA; two sons, Tellis Matthews (Rashonda) of Sunset, LA and Shane Matthews of Dallas, TX; one daughter, Tellisha Matthews (Theopholia Thomas) and two granddaughters he raised as his own, A'Ja Matthews and Ayshia Matthews all of Franklin, LA; his brothers and sisters; Faymond Loston of Four Corners, Mrs. Robert (Mariko) Clay of Jeanerette, Keishalian Spain and Monshondrick Spain both of Lafayette, Raymond Spain of Loreauville, Margie Spain of St. Martinville, Leon Webb of Youngsville and Tracy Heart of Franklin; his father-in-law; four grandchildren, one great-grandchild and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Raymond was preceded in death by his father, ., two grandchildren, his mother-in-law, both maternal and paternal grandparents..