April 10, 1946-Aug. 10, 2022
A memorial service for Mr. Kenneth Ray Heard Sr. will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 13 in the chapel of Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home with Father Derek Ducote officiating.  Burial of his cremains will follow at Memory Lawn Cemetery in Natchitoches.  The family will receive friends from 9 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Kenneth was born April 10, 1946, to Ollie Heard and Alice Hernandez Heard in Cheneyville and passed away Aug. 10, 2022, in Natchitoches at the age of 76. 
He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Jeffrey Lynn Heard.
He is survived by his wife, Penny Shivers Heard of Natchitoches; son, Kenneth Ray Heard Jr. and wife Leslie of Natchitoches; grandchildren, Zachary, Emily and Noah Heard of Natchitoches, Austin Heard and wife Shaylee and Grant Bailey of Sulphur and Ethan Heard of Natchitoches; and great-grandchildren, Aubree and Sadie Heard of Sulphur.
Kenneth possessed a strong work ethic and was his happiest when he was working.  He worked as a route salesman for many years and was a good provider for his family.  
He proudly served in the La. National Guard.  

He will be dearly missed by all that knew and loved him.
Donations in Kenneth’s name may be made to Holy Cross Catholic Church, 129 2nd St., Natchitoches, LA 71457