Harold Anthony Lightell

Harold “Lightning” Anthony Lightell, a Veteran of the United States Army who proudly served his country during World War II, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 14, 2017 at the age of 93. He was the beloved husband of many years to Catherine “Kitty” Evans Lightell. Loving father of Rickey (Kerri), Robin, Reggie, Christine (Todd) and the late Charlotte. Son of the late Jacque and Edna. Brother of Eunice, Rudy and the late Paul. Proud grandfather of Ross, Rick, Klein, Collin, Joshua, Todd Tyler, Hunter, Kristina and Dalila. He is also survived and fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, cousins, dear friends, and especially Klein, Rick Anthony and Diane.

Harold was born in Happy Jack, LA and was a longtime resident of New Orleans, LA. He enjoyed a long career with Local 60. When he wasn’t working hard, he enjoyed spending time as our Karaoke King with friends and family. He was a dedicated and loving husband, father and friend to many. He will be deeply missed by all who were touched by his love, kindness, laughter and compassion.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial gathering to be held at St. Bernard Memorial Funeral Home, 701 W. Virtue St., Chalmette, LA on Saturday, April 22nd from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., followed by a memorial Mass beginning at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be private. To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit www.stbernardmemorial.com.