Travis, John D., 75, died on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at Baton Rouge General Hospital-Bluebonnet surrounded by his loving family at 9:15 am. He was a resident of Jackson and born in Clinton.
He was retired as Commissioner of Office of Financial Institution and served 15 years in the Louisiana House of Representatives. He was a former school board member of East Feliciana Parish and former town alderman for the town of Jackson.
Visitation will be on Sunday, April 24, 2016 at Charlet Funeral Home, Inc., Clinton from 1:00 pm until 6:00 pm. Visitation will continue on Monday, April 25, 2016 at Second Baptist Church in Jackson from 10:00 am until 1:00 pm service. Burial with Masonic services will follow in the church cemetery.
John is survived by his two daughters, Saraphia T. Wilson and husband Josh and Sandra T. Allen and husband Mitch, sister, Shirley Day, brothers, George Travis and wife Sonja, Billy Travis and wife Louise and Eugene Travis and wife Estelita, grandchildren, Heath M. Allen, Heather A. Watson and Travis A. Allen, great grandchildren, Madeline Elise Watson, Kody Eric Watson, Maci Elizabeth Watson, Jayden Michael Allen and Paisley Grace Allen. He was preceded in death by the love of his life, Norma Jean LeBeouf Travis, Father, Hardy D. Travis, mother, Quinnie B. Travis, and sister, Maxine Martin.
Pallbearers will be Heath Allen, Travis Allen, Jeff Travis, Kenny Havard, Darrell Watson, Jonathan Travis, Tim Travis and Francis Thompson. Honorary pallbearers are Kody Watson and Jayden Allen.
A special thank you to Dr. Gerald Miletello and the staff of the Hematology/Oncology Clinic of Baton Rouge and the Baton Rouge General -Bluebonnet ICU Staff. Memorial donations may be made to Cancer Services of Greater Baton Rouge, 550 Lobdell Ave., Baton Rouge, LA 70806.
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