James Richard Schenk Sr. passed away at 61 after a lengthy battle with cancer. He resided at Legacy Nursing & Rehabilitation in Port Allen, LA. James was born July 26, 1957, and attended Holden High School. He spent the early 1980s volunteering with the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office and Fire Department, as well as with Stewart’s Ambulance Service. James is survived by his daughter, Hope Schenk Hutchens; sons, James Richard Schenk Jr. & Aaron Presley Schenk; grandchildren, Samantha Harrison McCoy, Chloe Harrison, Sarah Harrison, Logan Hutchens, Dylan Hutchens, Kelci Schenk, James Brian Schenk, and Noah Schenk; great-grandchild, Benjamin McCoy; mother, Katie Arceneaux Schenk; and siblings, Perry Schenk Sr., Jerry Schenk, & Kathy Schenk Abbott. James was preceded in death by his father, Delmas Richard Schenk. Arrangements have been entrusted to McLin & Manley Funeral Home. No public services will be held. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to assist in covering his final expenses: www.gofundme.com/jamesschenksr. Online condolences may be left at www.mclinfuneralhome.com.

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