Elijah Lofton, Jr., 79, died Monday, December 16th, 2019 at 11:35 PM. Born, June 25th, 1940 he was a native and resident of Thibodaux, Louisiana.
A visitation will be held on Saturday, December 28th, 2019 from 9:00 am until service time at Ordoyne Funeral Home. A Funeral Service will begin at 11:00 am at the funeral home. His burial will take place at South Louisiana Veterans Cemetery on Monday, December 30, 2019.
He is survived by his daughter, Kristina Michelle Enebeli and husband Daniel; sisters, Joyce Julien and husband Robert, Shirley Blackshear, Mary Theresa White and husband Boatmon Ronald; special niece, Germaine Ingram and numerous other nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his father, Elijah Lofton, Sr.; mother, Hazel Every; sisters, Annie Lofton, Dr. Barbara Lofton.
Elijah was a graduate of C.M. Washington High School. After graduation he joined the United States Air Force. After leaving the military he moved to California for a period of time and later lived in both New York and Massachusetts before returning home to Louisiana. Elijah was a computer programmer and went on to be a Realtor owning his own Real Estate Company, Lofton Realtors.
Ordoyne Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.