Ferdinand Henry Crochet
Ferdinand Henry Crochet
  • June 7, 1930 - April 28, 2017
  • Harvey, Louisiana

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Ferdinand Henry Crochet, Sr. entered peacefully into heaven on Friday, April 28, 2017 at his residence in Harvey. Devoted husband of the late Shirley Raffrae Crochet. A loving father of Rickey Gerard Crochet (Mary), Kevin Gerard Crochet (Christine) and the late Ferdinand Henry Crochet, Jr. A proud grandfather of Courtney Crochet, Samantha Crochet, Jasmine Crochet, Kaitlin Crochet and a great grandfather of Kyla Crochet, Carter Crochet, Amelia Crochet, Saint Deffati, and Leo Deffati. Son of the late Florestine LeBlanc Crochet Albert Crochet. Brother of Odile Crochet Landry (the late Benny), Frances Crochet Hernandez (the late Adam) and preceded in death by Norman Crochet and Floyd Crochet. He is also survived by his sister-in-law Mitsui Crochet, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Age 86, a native of Addis, Louisiana and a resident of Harvey, Louisiana.
Ferdinand worked as a welder for Local 58 for many years and enjoy fishing, hunting, trawling, gardening (vegetables), love to cook, bar-b-que (famous for this), and mostly spending time with his family and friends. The family would like to thank the staff of Eagan Hospice Agency and a special thanks to Ms. Kim for the compassionate care given to Mr. Ferdinand.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service at Westside Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, 5101 Westbank Expy., Marrero, LA on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 1:00 pm.
Visitation from 10:00 am until service time. Interment following in Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Gretna, Louisiana. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to be made to the St. Jude Children's Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN Express condolences at www.westsideleitzeagan.com.