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“Pris:I am so sorry to hear of Gene's passing. I know how devoted you were to him. Thank God for that last visit I had at your house earlier this...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Donald & Rose Brown - Opelousas, LA

“So sorry for your great loss.your family is in our prayers.RIP ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: jerry armand - conroe, TX

“I was so sad to hear of Gene's passing. I have such fond memories of him from high school. He was a good friend during high school, always with a...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Donaline Veillon-Holt

“Kirk and I are so sorry to hear of your loss. We will keep Gene and your family in our thoughts and prayers. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Nona Hebert - Eunice, LA - Friend

“Kirk and I are so sorry to hear of your loss. We will keep Gene and your family in our thoughts and prayers. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Nona Hebert - Eunice, LA - Friend

“Good bye to one hell of a good man prayers to the family ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Bart Thibodeaux - Eunice, LA

“So glad that god has given me that last year to have known him through my brother junior that he loved so much and took Gd care of him.. I loved him...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Yvonne Bart - Lafayette, LA

“Paul and Family, sorry to hear of Mr. Gene's passing. You will be in my family's prayers. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Mitch Milller - Auburn Hills, MI

James Ervin "Gene" Duplechin passed away on Friday September 15, 2017, at the age of 80.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, September 18, 2017, at 1:30 PM. at
St. Anthony's Catholic Church with entombment to follow at St. Paul Mausoleum.
Msg. Robert Romero will officiate.
At the request of the family visitation will begin on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 10:00 AM
until 11:00 PM. and will reopen on Monday at 8:00 AM until time of services.
Gene is survived by his wife; Priscilla M. Duplechin, his daughter, Lisa D. Christ and husband,
Roderick of Eunice; two sons, Chris Duplechin and fiance Debbie Stanford of Eunice and
Paul Duplechin and wife Dr. Rochelle of Lafayette, La., one step-daughter; Tonya Danos and
husband Gerard of Lafayette, La., two step-sons; Dusty Cormier and April of Lafayette and
Brandon Fontenot and Nicole of Houston, Tx., one sister; Pat Richard of Eunice, sixteen grandchildren;
Alisha Shields, Ceslie Habetz, Meredith Himel, Courtney Duplechin, Anne Marie McGee,
Kristen Duplechin, Corey Duplechin, Bryson Duplechin, Kailey Duplechin, Drake Duplechin,
Audrey Duplechin, Kerstyn Norman, Lillie Norman, Tre'Danos, Arley Cormier, Myla Cormier
and nine great grandchildren.
Gene was preceded in death by his parents, Launey Duplechin and Agnes Manuel Duplechin,
one brother; Ronald Duplechin, and his first wife, Vernell F. Duplechin.
Gene was a retired business owner of D&R Welding and Steel Supply. He always loved to dance,
be around his family, and have coffee with his friends every morning. In his lifetime he enjoyed tennis,
scuba diving, skiing and traveling. He proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps.
He was a long time member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church. He will be sadly missed.
Gene was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.

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