October 3, 1945 - April 8, 2020
Edward James ‘Eddie’ Sanchez, Sr. passed away at Ochsner Medical Center Kenner on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. He was 74, native of New Orleans, LA and a resident of Metairie for the past 55 years. Eddie graduated from Warren Easton High School, class of 1963. He retired from Entergy Louisiana in 2006 after 40 years of service. Eddie met Sue, his beloved wife of 55 years and high school sweetheart when he was sixteen. She was always the love of his life and when he talked about her, his voice would become lighter in tone as a twinkle would light up his eyes. He was an avid rosarian, widely known for his expertise in caring for and cultivating roses and giving generously of his time by assisting others in learning to grow healthier and more vibrant roses. He was an active member of The New Orleans Old Garden Rose Society and the American Rose Society. Eddie was an outdoors man and loved fishing, crabbing, and shrimping and anything else that kept him close to Lake Pontchartrain. Eddie really loved music, especially the oldies from the 50's and 60's. He also loved to dance, with Sue of course, and in fact their first date was at a dance at the Municipal Auditorium in New Orleans. Beloved husband of Sue Bourgeois Sanchez. Father of Edward James Sanchez, Jr. (Charlotte) and Steven Israel Sanchez (Rebecca). Loving grandfather of Charles Edward Sanchez and Noah Israel Sanchez and Luke Israel Sanchez and Lauren Madeline Sanchez. Son of the late June Nathalie Volz Sanchez and Rene Joseph Sanchez. Brother of Rene Francis Sanchez and the late Ronald George Sanchez. Adored by many nieces and nephews. As a result of present circumstances services are private, but please know that our community of friends are important to us. Please take a minute to share your thoughts, favorite memories or condolences at www.muhleisen.com.
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