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Sandy "Mr. Mac" McFarland, a retired longshoreman entered into eternal life on Friday, October 4, 2019 at the age of 91. Mr. McFarland was born in Heidelberg, Mississippi and lived in New Orleans, Louisiana for many years. He was preceded in death by his wife, Inell Hales McFarland; two sons: Cecil McFarland, Sr. and Johnny Mitchell McFarland and eleven siblings. He is survived by four sons, Jeffery David, Sr., Sandear, and Rodger, Sr. McFarland; two daughters, Johnnie Mae McFarland and Dianne McFarland Harris; two brothers, Timmie and Albert McFarland. He is also survived by nineteen grandchildren, thirty-five great grandchildren, and three great-great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Relatives and friends of the family, also pastors, officers, and members of Gaza Missionary Baptist Church, also employees of Atharuz Service and Supplies Inc., Prairieville Primary School, Waste Management, Ochsner Hospital and Home Health Services, University Medical Center, Passages Hospice, Nassau Holding LLC., Lockheed Martin (Areo Space), NO Rec Development Commission, and Lakelawn Cemetery Staff, are all invited to attend a Funeral Service at Gaza Missionary Baptist Church, 7258 Ransom St. New Orleans, LA 70126 on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 10:30 am. Visitation will begin at 9:00 am. Officiating: Rev. Alfred Jordan, Sr. Interment: Lakelawn Park Cemetery, 5454 Pontchartrain Blvd New Orleans, LA 70124. Arrangement by D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home, 7411 Chef Menteur Highway.