James Alexander Reno, 78 years old of Kenner, Louisiana, passed away  Monday, April 24, 2017, at his home. He was born on November 21, 1938, in New Orleans, the son of  the late Elizabeth and Charles Reno. Surviving are daughter, Dawn Shepherd; daughter, Donna Lauland; grandson, Cory  Lauland; great-grandchildren, James, Logan, and Hayden; and numerous brothers and sisters. An on-line guest book is available at www.harrymckneely.com.