Paul Cager

Published 12:01 am Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Jan. 7, 1961 – Jan. 17, 2018


NEW ORLEANS — Services for Paul Cager, 57, of New Orleans, who died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, from injuries sustained in an auto accident in New Orleans, will be 11 a.m. today at Branch Bell Baptist Church in New Orleans with the Rev. Kevin Williams officiating.

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Burial will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Ferriday Cemetery beside his mother and brother under the direction of Concordia Funeral Home in Ferriday.

Visitation will be from 5 to 6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Mr. Cager was born Jan. 7, 1961, in New Orleans, the youngest son of Mitchell and Marion Prentiss Cager.

He was a chef for the Volunteers of America in New Orleans. He attended Delgada Community College, majoring in mortuary science and later in culinary arts. Paul and his family moved to the Concordia Parish area after hurricane Katrina and remained in the area for approximately 10 years. He was formerly employed by Concordia Funeral Home.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Gary and Clifford Cager.

Survivors include two children, Ciara Scott of Luling, La., and Paul Cager Lawrence Sr. of New Orleans; two brothers, Mitchell Cager Jr. of Violet, La., and Darrell Cager Sr. of New Orleans; two sisters, Carolyn C. Jones and Elouise C. Richardson, both of New Orleans; his loving companion, Sharon Williams Goodman of Ferriday; four grandchildren; and a number of nieces, nephews, and a number of friends in the Miss Lou area.

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