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Almond Theodore “Ted” Eubanks Jr., 61 years, 10 months, a native of Richland Parish, was born April 10, 1953, in Rayville, Louisiana. He passed away on March 3, 2015, in West Monroe, LA. He was a retired electrician from Rowan Companies, Inc. an international and domestic  offshore drilling out of Houston, Texas after 30 years.He is survived by his daughters, Vanessa Harrell of West Monroe, LA, Callie Word, son-in-law Matthew Word of Start, LA, Amy Sutton, son-in-law Charles Sutton II of Start, LA, and Son, John Thomas Eubanks of West Monroe,  LA, and grandchildren:Corey Gilbert, Garrett Morgan, Jade Harrell, Van Sutton, Madison Word, Daisy Jo Sutton. He leaves his sisters; Rita Eubanks Jordan,  of Monroe, LA, Pamela “Sissy” Eubanks Cobb of ort Worth, Texas, brother; Limeul Lew Eubanks of Madison, Mississippi, aunts; Hilda Gay Crawford Ramsey of Rayville, LA, Ida “Tiny” Crawford Revis of Farmerville, LA, Uncle, Pete Crawford of Pawnee, Oklahoma, great uncle Ted Crawford of Rayville, LA, Other Eubanks family members are Jo Ann and Tom Hendrix, Johnny and Sharon Eubanks, Donnie and Hazel Eubanks, James Hendrix. He is preceded in death by his parents, Almond Theodore Eubanks Sr., and Zelma Callie Crawford Eubanks, grandparents, Henry Washington. Crawford and Bea Weston Crawford, and uncles and aunts Mr. & Mrs. Othor Major Crawford Sr., Jerry Revis, John “Zeke” Ramsey, Karen Crawford, and cousins, Rhonda Crawford Bishop, Patsy Eubanks Hendrix, nephew James Arthur Killen Jr. Services were held on Monday, March 9, 2015 in the Chapel of Mulhearn Funeral Home in Rayville, LA with Rev. Jeff Thomas officiating. Burial followed at the Lone Cherry Cemetery near Mangham, LA, under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home of Rayville, LA. Online condolences may be made at