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Leo "Sonny" Flynn

January 9, 1939 ~ October 3, 2020 (age 81)


I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith 

Sonny passed away at home on October 3, 2020. He served his country as a proud Marine and was a dedicated BASF Chemical Company employee for 30 years. He graduated from Port Allen High School. Sonny was a founding member of St. Jean Vianney Catholic Church. He was a devoted husband, loving father and grandfather, and a faithful friend.

Sonny is preceded in death by his parents, Leo Francis Flynn Jr. and Thelma Marie Lieux.

Sonny is survived by his wife of 62 years, Anita L. Flynn; son, Stephen D. Flynn; daughter, Stephenie Flynn Allen (Frank C. Allen III); brother, William “Bill” Flynn (Billie Flynn); grandchildren, Patrick R. Flynn, Megan P. Flynn, Katherine E. Allen, Frankie C. Allen IV, J. Daryl Tate; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Sonny’s grandsons: Patrick Flynn, Frankie Allen, Daryl Tate, and Godsons: Todd Flynn, David Marionneaux, Erik Rathcke.

A  visitation will be on Tuesday, October 6 from 5:00PM – 7:00PM at Resthaven Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday October 7 at 12:30 PM at St. Thomas More Catholic Church. Burial to follow at Resthaven Gardens of Memory.

Family and friends may sign the online guestbook or leave a personal note to the family at www.resthavenbatonrouge.com.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Leo "Sonny" Flynn, please visit our floral store.


October 6, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Resthaven Funeral Home
11817 Jefferson Hwy
Baton Rouge, LA 70816

Mass of Christian Burial
October 7, 2020

12:30 PM
St. Thomas More Catholic Church
11441 Goodwood Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70815

October 7, 2020

2:00 PM
Resthaven Gardens of Memory
11817 Jefferson Highway
Baton Rouge, LA 70816

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