On October 8, 2020, at the age of 50 , Devan Charles Strother was welcomed into his Lord's arms and his father and brothers embrace at heaven's gates. His love of life and passion for helping anyone in need were his biggest attributes. He loved his mother to the height of the stars, and could always come home, no matter what.
Devan passed quietly at home from cardiac arrest from dehydration and exhaustion. Devan was a graduate of Bernard Terrace Elementary, Tara High School, attended South Eastern in Hammond, LA., had his degree in Massage Therapy. He completed his training as a C.N.A. in Florida. He was a cook off shore on an oil rig for several years, he worked in several restaurants in the New Orleans French Quarter. He worked at the local hospitals in Baton Rouge as a wound care specialist. He was forced at times when after hurricanes in Florida to work as a roofer, carpenter, and plumber. He went with Louisiana work crew to New York for a year after 9/11 to help clean the air ducts from surrounding buildings.
Devan is survived by his mother, Sharon Strother of Baton Rouge, LA., a brother Damon and Celeste Strother of Lafayette, LA., two nieces and three nephews; uncles, aunts, cousins, other family members and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Strother; an older brother, Darren Strother of Kansas; his maternal grandparents; his paternal grandparents; and several special friends.
A graveside service is pending over time. He was a long standing member of Calvary Christian Church on Sharp Road.
The family wishes to extend our sincere thanks to his girlfriend, Dawn Teal, for her love and help to Devan and family over these last months.
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