Crowley- A Liturgy of the Word Service will be celebrated for Ralph J. Gautreaux, 81, on Monday, October 14, 2019 at 1:00 PM in the Duhon Funeral Home-Crowley Chapel with Deacon Denis LaCroix as celebrant. Visitation in the funeral home chapel will be held on Sunday, October 13, 2019 from 9:00 AM until 8:00 PM with a Recitation of the Holy Rosary at 4:00 PM and will resume on Monday at 8:00 AM until just prior to the service time. Interment will follow the chapel service and will be in Abshire Cemetery in rural Kaplan, LA. Mr. Gautreaux passed away on Friday, October 11, 2019 at Acadia General Hospital.
Mr. Gautreaux is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Amanda F. Gautreaux of Crowley, LA; children, Wilson Sonnier and his wife Brenda T. Sonnier of Kaplan, LA; grandchildren, Jude LaGrange and his wife, Katie of Crowley, LA, Joseph Evans of Kaplan, LA, James Evans and his fiancee’, Lauren Adams of Kaplan, LA, Matthew Lavergne and his fiancee’, Stevie Johnson of Kaplan, LA; great grandchildren, Payton Johnson and Brynn Lavergne both of Kaplan, LA; sisters, Jeanette Gautreaux of Crowley, LA, Velma Kibodeaux of Crowley, LA; brothers, Hurley Gautreaux and his wife, Beatrice of Iota, LA and Richard Gautreaux and his wife, Velma of Crowley, LA.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie Gautreaux and Edith Wirtz Gautreaux; brother, W.C. Gautreaux and one sister, Gloria LeBlanc.
Pallbearers will be Timothy LeBlanc, James Evans, Matthew Lavergne.
You may view the obituary, sign the guest registry and express condolences online to Mr. Gautreaux’s family at www.duhonfuneralhome.com.
Duhon Funeral Home, LLC- Crowley (337) 783-1395, 1529 Crowley-Rayne Hwy, Crowley, LA 70526 is in charge of all of the arrangements