Autry Joseph Boskent Jr, “One of God’s Angles, received his wings and is now resting in the arms of the Most High.” Autry Joseph Boskent Jr. age 41 a native of New Orleans, was one of twins born to the union of Mrs. Patricia Boskent-Berryhill and the late Autry Joseph Boskent Sr, on October 29, 1978. Autry Jr, was proceeded in death by his grandparents Luvelle Wade, Lillie Mae Jones Alexander, Samuel Boskent and Lalee Poree. On Thursday, May 21, 2020 he was taken from his loving family and friends unexpectedly. Autry Jr, was a 1997 graduate of Redeem Seton High School, where he was a star football player. Autry Jr, was a skilled welder like his father and employed by Boasso Global, Avondale Shipyard, and most recently All G. Towing. Autry Jr, a Die Hard New Orleans Saints Fan, who loved watching sports, sometimes on multiple televisions at a time. He was a devoted family man who loved his family and friends with all his heart. Autry Jr. leaves to cherish his memories his loving mother Patricia Boskent-Berryhill and Step-Father Curtis Berryhill, his daughter Autryion Nolan, his twin sister Audrey Thomas (Jason), sister Nicole Pigott, brother Derek Pigott, his aunts Sharon (Nanny) Roussel (Michael Sr.), Edwina Baker (Kevin), Elgia McElveen (Natalie); a host of nieces, a nephew, great nieces and cousins; devoted friends to Quinell Warden and George Thomas as well as other relatives and friends. Celebrants are asked to wear masks to his homegoing service due to COVID-19. Funeral services honoring his life will be held on Friday May 29, 2020 at 11:30 a.m. (limited to immediate family) at Heritage Funeral Home, 4101 St. Claude Ave, New Orleans LA. Dr. Donald R. Berryhill officiant. Visitation held from 11:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.
Interment will follow at Mount Olivet Cemetery, 4000 Norman Mayer Avenue, New Orleans, LA.
Professional Services entrusted to Heritage Funeral Services located at 4101 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117.