Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. at Elizabeth Memorial Baptist Church in Branch for Jay Richard, 59, who passed away on Monday, August 12, 2019 at 12:46 P.M. at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Lafayette.
Br. Kevin Richard and Fr. Garrett Savoie will be officiating for the services. Burial will be held in the Elizabeth Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery in Branch.
The family has requested the visitation to be held at 9:00 A.M. on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at the Elizabeth Memorial Baptist Church for immediate family only.
Survivors include his wife of thirty six years, Melanie S. Richard of Branch; one daughter, Taylor and wife, Allyson Stelly; one sister, Diane and husband, Wyatt Gilbert of Branch; grandson, Isaiah “Dee” Smith of Lafayette; two brothers-in-law, Brian and wife, Melissa Savoie of Mire, and Eddie and wife, Darlene Savoie of Mire; one niece, Ashlie Degeytair; four nephews, Brandon Gilbert, Fr. Garrett Savoie, Brodie Savoie, and Pye Savoie
Mr. Richard was preceded in death by his parents, Hershel and Lorella “Bea” Richard; his father-in-law, Frank Savoie.
Pallbearers for the services will be Brian Savoie, Eddie Savoie, Brodie Savoie, Pye Savoie, Ricky Quebedeaux and Kevin Scales. Honorary Pallbearer will be Isaiah “Dee” Smith.
You may view the obituary, sign the guest registry and express condolences online to Mr. Richard’s family at www.duhonfuneralhome.com.
Duhon Funeral Home,LLC- Rayne, (337) 334-3600, 900 East Texas Ave., Rayne, LA 70578 is honored to be in charge of the arrangements.