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Obituaries: June 13, 2019

Obituaries from the June 13 paper.

James Richard

James Donald Richard, 83, of Grand Chenier passed away at 5:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 6, 2019 in his residence.

Mr. Richard was born on Jan. 16, 1936 in Grand Chenier where he was a 1953 graduate of Grand Chenier High School. They resided there until Hurricane Rita forced them to move to Sweetlake in 2005. Mr. Richard was an operator for Amoco until retiring in 1990.

Following retirement, he was able to enjoy things he loved such as cattle, gardening, and spending time with his family. He was a parishioner of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Sweetlake and belonged to the Knights of Columbus and Cameron Parish Cattle Men.

Those left to cherish his memory are his loving and devoted wife of nearly 62 years, Carolyn D. Theriot Richard of Sweetlake; six sons, John M. Richard of Lake Charles, James G. Richard (Roxanna) of Gueydan, Donald P. Richard (Michelle) of Creole, Jeff Richard (Shari) of Grand Chenier, Todd Richard ( Monica) of Sweetlake, and Mike Richard (Karen Lynn) of Bell City; sisters, Barbara LeMaire (Thomas) of Lake Charles and Henrietta Bourque of Lafayette; fifteen grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; and a special nephew, Rod Nunez of Creole.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin and Annie Richard; and siblings, Gerald Richard, Dorothy Theriot, and Leonard Richard.

A funeral mass was held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, at St. Eugene Catholic Church in Grand Chenier. Father Roland Vaughn and Father Clyde Thomas officiated. Burial followed in Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Grand Chenier under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home in Lake Charles.

Visitation began on Friday in the funeral home from 1 until 8 p.m. with a rosary being led by the family at 6:30 p.m. Visitation resumed on Saturday from 9 a.m. until leaving for the church at 11:30 a.m.

Words of comfort to the family may be expressed at www.johnsonfuneralhome.net.

(Paid Memorial)

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Lucille Primeaux

Lucille “Ellen” Primeaux, 82, died on Monday, June 10, 2019, in Lake Charles.

She was born in Jennings. She was a graduate of Jennings High School and worked and retired at K-Mart after 30 years of service. Following her retirement, she became a care-giver for the elderly.

She lived in Lake Charles until her move to Stonebridge Assisted Living three years ago. She was crowned the 2019 Mardi Gras Queen of Stonebridge.

She is survived by her children, Jim (Juanita) Dupont of Grand Lake, Barbara (Wendall) Wilkerson of Grand Lake, and Janice (Mark) LeBouef of Lake Charles; brothers, Bill Davis, Harry Davis, Randy Davis; sisters, Beth Roberts, Carolyn Marshall; stepchildren, James Primeaux, Jerome Primeaux and Herman Primeaux; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; 10 step-grandchildren; and 17 step-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles “C.M” and Ruby Phelps Davis; daughter, JoAnn Dupont Schneider; father of her children, Darrell “Fats” Dupont; husband, Huey Primeaux; and stepdaughter, Debbie Primeaux.

Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 13, at Johnson Funeral Home. Visitation will continue on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the hour of service. Burial will follow at Sweetlake Grand Lake Community Cemetery.

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Larry Simon

Larry Lee Simon was born on Oct. 15, 1946, in Hackberry to Rogers and Magdaline Simon. He passed away on Monday, June 10, 2019 in Lake Charles.

He was married to Grace "Tookie" Simon on June 18, 1966. Larry was a US Army Veteran. He worked in the construction and oilfield industry until his retirement at age 62. After retirement, he enjoyed commercial crabbing and fishing.

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Grace “Tookie” Simon of Hackberry; his children, Rodney Simon and wife, Julia of Spurger, Texas, and Destiny Simon of Hackberry; two brothers, Jimmy Simon and wife, Cathy of Spring, Texas and Bryant Simon and wife, Kathleen of Hackberry; four grandchildren, Nathan Berwick, Colyn Walding, Coltyn Simon, and Rilyn Simon; and two great-grandchildren, Addelynn Berwick and Devon Lee Seay.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Rogers and Magdaline Simon; his daughter, Christine Mae Simon; a brother, Kenneth Simon; and a grandson, Devon Kenneth Simon.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 14, at St. Peter The Apostle Catholic Church in Hackberry. Rev. Arvind Minz, HGN will officiate. Burial will be in Hackberry Cemetery under the direction of Hixson-Sulphur Memorial Funeral Home.

Visitation will be held in the church from 4-9 p.m. Thursday with a rosary service at 6 p.m. and from 8:30 a.m. until the time of the mass on Friday.

Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com

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