We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Louis M. Avery, who served as Chief Master Sgt in the US Air Force and has left an indelible mark on everyone he touched during his lifetime. Affectionately known as Lou, he passed away on May 12, 2023, in Washington DC at the age of 88 years old.
Born on February 21, 1935, Lou grew up under the nurturing care of his father Jesse Avery and mother Jennie Avery. He attended college and received a bachelor's degree before serving honorably in the US Air Force for 31 years achieving the rank of Chief Master Sergeant.
The news of Louis's passing came as a shock to many individuals near and far. His kind, loving nature made people feel at ease in his presence. He had a great sense of humor that was well-received by family and friends alike. Some may say he was a true legend whose memory will undoubtedly last forever.
During his career in the military, Lou accomplished many feats that increased his acclaim and reputation always earning respect from those who worked alongside him and loved him so dearly. Throughout his life, Louis held tight to his family values, never missing an opportunity to share joyous moments with his loved ones.
While we mourn the loss of such a remarkable individual, we ought to celebrate Louis's achievements in life rather than focus on his passing. Our thoughts are with Lou's family and friends who receive our heartfelt condolences at this moment of grief.
Lou may have departed from us physically; however, through memories shared by those closest to him, he will continue to live on within our hearts individually where he will perpetually remain alive. His absence will be felt by many; nonetheless, we thank God for allowing us to know Chief Master Sergeant Louis M. Avery during this lifetime.
May he Rest In Peace knowing that he has left a legacy worth celebrating. Let us continue to honor his memory through the love we share with others, just as he always did.