Obituary & Life Story of Thaddeus Earl Victor
Sunrise 3-4-1961 Sunset 7-7-2023
I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. 8 Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day—and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for his appearing. 2 Timothy 4: 7-8
Thaddeus Earl Victor was born to the late Chester Victor, Sr and Myrtle Farlough Victor on March 4, 1961 in New Orleans, LA. Thaddeus has five living siblings: Wanda Ursin (Charles), Elvera Victor, Jacqueline Victor, Dena Moll (Eldridge) & Errol Victor, Sr. Thaddeus was preceded in death by his brothers Kenneth Victor, Chester Victor, Jr, and Harlan Victor, Sr. Thaddeus has one living maternal uncle- Hilton Farlough (Faith) of Gonzales, LA. He also has a wealth of other relatives, sister in laws, nieces, nephews, cousins and other dear friends too numerous to mention.
Thaddeus was baptized at a young age of 8 year old by Reverend James Robinson at Rescue Mission Baptist Church in Reserve, LA. For the past 20 years, he was a member of Tchoupitoulas Chapel Church in Reserve, LA. pastored by Lionel Murphy, Jr. & Co-pastor, Lucinda Murphy. Thaddeus was an ordained minister and worked in the areas of music ministry and various other ministries of helps. He received his ministry diploma from Word of Life Christian Center under Dr Leroy Thompson, Sr in Darrow LA. He also taught ministry school for two years at Harvest Time Christian Center Church under Pastor Eldridge Moll in Hahnville, LA. Thaddeus began his education in the public school system of St John the Baptist Parish in Reserve, LA & Edgard, LA. He attended elementary school in Reserve and Leon Godchaux High School in 9th Grade. Then he transferred to West St. John High School- where he graduated with the Class of 1979. He attended Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, FL. & he played the trumpet in the Marching 100 band. He later transferred to Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge, LA. He graduated in May 1983 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Recreation Therapy. Subsequently, he earned his Master’s Degree in Administration Education in December 1985. He also completed 2 years of law school at Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge, LA.
Thaddeus’ professional work career included various Health & Education Modalities such as Psychiatric & Behavior Counselor & Recreation Therapist. He was also a business owner, CFO, Administrator & an Entrepreneur in the areas of Home Health, Rehabilitation Medicine & Personal Care Attendant Services. All three agencies were licensed by the State of LA Dept of Health.
He was a member of Epsilon Chi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. of Alexandria, LA.
Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her. Ephesians 5:25
Thaddeus married his high school sweet heart Reonda Cox. They have been together since age 16, married for 38 years and a total of nearly 46 years together.
Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it. Proverbs 22:6
Together Thaddeus & Reonda were the proud parents of one daughter- Tiffany Antrenee’ Victor (age 37) and one son- Thaddeus Romalis Victor (age 30).
Grandchildren are the crowning glory of the aged; parents are the pride of their children. Proverbs 17:6
Together Thaddeus & Reonda were the proud grandparents of their 2 year-old grandson- Romalis Thaddeus Victor better known as “King”. He was the apple of Thaddeus’ eye.
For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. John 3:16
Thaddeus’ maternal and paternal grandparents who preceded his death were: Mr & Mrs Earl Farlough, Sr and Mr & Mrs Paul Victor Sr. He also has a host of deceased aunts, uncles and cousins who preceded his death.
If it is to encourage, then give encouragement; if it is giving, then give generously; if it is to lead, do it diligently; if it is to show mercy, do it cheerfully. Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves. Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord. Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. Romans 12:8-12
This scripture reminds us of how Thaddeus lived his life. He Loved the LORD, his Family & Friends Deeply. He made friends wherever he went. He made each person feel as if they were uniquely his only friend. He had a gift for bringing laughter and joy to everyone he met. He had a smile that was contagious. He had a heart of gold & he would help everyone he could by giving advice, or making a phone call on their behalf or by doing something thoughtful. He loved to give of himself unselfishly.
Relatives and friends of the family, Pastors, Officers and Members of Tchoupitolaus Chapel, Reserve, LA and all surrounding churches are invited to the Celebration of Life at 10:30am on Saturday, July 22, 2023 at New Wine Christian Fellowship, 1929 W. Airline Hwy, LaPlace, LA 70068. Rev. Neil Bernard-Host Pastor and Rev. Lionel Murphy-Officiating. Visitation 9:00am until time of service at the above named location. Interment St. John Memorial Gardens, 2205 W. Airline Hwy, LaPlace, LA. Final Arrangements Entrusted to Patrick H. Sanders Funeral Home & Funeral Directors, Inc. 605 Main Street, LaPlace, LA 70068. 985-359-1919. "Providing Care & Comfort is Our Highest Mission".
In remembrance of Thaddeus E. Victor's life, the family asks that in "Lieu of Plants & Flowers" please make a charitable donation to the Thaddeus Earl Victor Scholarship Fund.
PLEASE MAKES DONATIONS TO:
Reonda C. Victor
215 Medina Ct
LaPlace, LA 70068
Memo: "Thaddeus E. Victor Scholarship"