Robert J (Rip) NaquinAugust 29, 1953 ~ August 8, 2017 (age 63)
Robert J. “Rip” Naquin, age 63 years, passed away on Tuesday, August 8, 2017. He was the beloved spouse of Marty Greeson. Son of the late Mercedes LeBlanc and Leroy Eugene Naquin Sr. Brother of Michael Naquin (Tina), Leroy Naquin Jr. (Tammy), Catherine Vaughn (Thomas), Cynthia Chaisson (Joseph), Suzanne Cameron (Robert) and the late Thomas Naquin (Malinda). Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
Naquin was a native of New Iberia, Louisiana and attend Nicholls State University. He had been a resident of New Orleans since 1985. He was owner and publisher of The Ambush Magazine and active in the New Orleans community.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a Memorial Mass from Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 411 North Rampart Street on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 11:00 AM with the Very Rev. Anthony Rigoloi, O.M.I., V.F. as celebrant. Visitation will begin at 10:00 AM. Inurnment will be private. In lieu of the usual remembrances, memorial contributions are suggested to the NO/AIDS Task Force, 2601 Tulane Ave., New Orleans, LA 70119, Food for Friends, or the Alzheimer’s Association of New Orleans, 3445 N. Causeway Blvd., Suite 902, Metairie, LA 70002. Condolences may be expressed online at www.tharpsontheimerfh.com. THARP-SONTHEIMER-THARP FUNERAL HOME of Metairie is in charge of arrangements.