Funeral services for Mr. Louis Joseph Vedros, Jr., 69, of
Gainesboro, TN, will be held at 1 P.M. on Friday, March 3,
2017, at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the John L. Clark Memorial
Cemetery in the Stone community of Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Friday from 10 A.M. until
time of services.
He passed away on Sunday, February 26, 2017, at
Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN.
He was born July 14, 1947, in New Orleans, LA, to the late
Louis J. Vedros, Sr. and Elaine LeGendre Vedros. On April 24,
1994, he was married to Cindy Anderson Vedros, who survives.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam era, and also
served and retired as a deputy chief warden for the Jefferson
Parish Sheriff's office. While in this position, he especially
helped rehabilitate inmates from varying kinds of addictions.
After moving to Tennessee, be began a career with the
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, serving as an investigator
for 16 years, until his retirement.
He enjoyed the quiet simple life of living in Gainesboro. He
enjoyed his many friends, and attended the Stone Church of
Christ. He was a skilled blues guitarist, and played in several
bands over the years. He was honored to have been inducted
into the Westbank Music Hall of Fame in Westwego, LA.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by the
Mother of his Children: Joann Pedalino Vedros.
Survivors include his Wife: Cindy Anderson Vedros of
Gainesboro, TN; 2 Daughters: Danielle (Kenneth) Belala of New
Orleans, LA, and Leah (Joe) Mollohan of Springfield, TN; 6
Grandchildren: Giovanna Songy, Cole Meadows, Stephen
Mollohan, Trey Mollohan, Leila Mollohan, and Brayden
Mollohan; and 1 Brother: David Vedros of New Orleans, LA.
Several nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends
Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
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