Obituary for Roosevelt Richard
A Funeral Service will be held at a 7:00PM on Monday, October 9, 2017 at Delhomme Funeral Home of Maurice for Mr. Roosevelt Joseph Richard, 77, who passed away on October 6, 2017 at 12:00AM at Carpenter House.
Deacon Byron Soley will conduct the funeral service. Reading from scripture will be Trevaun Walters.
Mr. Roosevelt, a resident of Pelican Point in Maurice , was the son of the late Raymond Richard and the former Madeline Thibodeaux. Mr. Roosevelt was a Dairy Farmer for 18 years, before retiring with the U.S.L. Dairy Farm. He was an avid gardener and fisherman, and will be missed by many.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Patsy Jane Richard, children, Charlene Leblanc and husband Patrick, Brenda Vincent and husband Kevin, Robert Richard and fiancee Kelly, Debra Demet and husband Johnny; grandchildren, Brian Demet, Melissa Leblanc, Jennifer Demet, Lindsey Cabrol, Kevin Vincent, and baby Richard due in May; great grandchildren, Trevaun Walters, Sidney Demet, Brice Demet, Ainslie Cabrol, Coralie Vincent; brother, Emery Richard; twin sister, Rousalla Broussard; and sister, Ruby Benoit.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed at Delhomme Funeral Home of Maurice on Monday, October 9, 2017 from 9:00AM until the time of service. A Rosary will be recited at 6:00pm on Monday evening.
The family would like to thank the staff at St. Joseph Carpenter House and Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital 3rd Floor Nurses and Doctors for their care and compassion.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Mr. Richard's honor can be made to the family to help defray funeral expenses.
Personal condolences may be sent to the Richard family at www.delhommefuneralhome.com.
Delhomme Funeral Home, 200 Chief H. Fred Road, Maurice, LA is in charge of funeral arrangements.