Laval Gulley

Obituary of Laval Robert Gulley

Laval Robert Gulley was born January 19, 1948 in Los Angelos, CA to Robert B. Gulley and Alma Jean Spivey. 


Laval attended Manual Arts High School and completed in 1966.  Laval was drafted to the Army where he served in the Vietnam War.  Later Laval met his first wife, Rayetta Brashear.  Laval and Rayetta had two sons together:  Laval Raymond Gulley Jr.  and Norval Robert Gulley. 


Laval loved working with his hands, loved drawing and painting pictures.  Laval worked for the city of Los Angeles and the California gas company.  Laval loved riding motorcycles and was a member of various clubs.  Laval was a loving father and grandfather.  Laval didn’t take any crap. He would tell you how he felt.  Laval supported his sons no matter what.  He wasn’t big on sports but he loved the Cowboys and his kids.  On Father’s Day of 2023, Laval gave his life to Jesus, he was a man of faith.


On March 1, 2024 Laval left this earth and battling with cancer and kidney failure. 

Proceeding him in death, his parents Robert B. Gulley, Alma Jean Spivey, his wife Rayetta, his son Laval Jr., his stepson Leshon Jordan and his brother and sister Debbie and Donald Gulley. 


Those left behind precious memories.  His son Norval Gulley and daughter in law Leticia. His grandkids:  Kalisha, Keishon, Krystal, Ashley, Rayneica, Norval Jr., Lyric and his great grandkids and his cousins and nieces and nephews. 

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1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday, April 5, 2024
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