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“So many fun memories. I wish we could have made more. Love you Uncle Red. ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Candy Bergeron Boudreaux - Houma, LA

“What can I say about a man named Roland " Big Red " Portier !!! First an utmost I must Thank Him with All Of My Heart for giving me my better half ,...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Brian "Frenchy" St Laurent Sr - LA

“Lil Red, Brandon & Travis, so sorry about your Dad & the boys Grandfather praying for all of you. ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Aunt Carole

“May you rest in peace, from your comrades in arms. ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: American Legion Post 272- Montegut, La.

“I am so sorry for y'all loss. He was a good man I am praying for y'all ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Lisa Ann Breaux,Bergeron, sims, smith - LA

“Prayers to my family!! Love you Uncle Red... ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Kimberly Prevost - Loranger, LA


Roland Paul "Red" Portier, 81, a native and resident of Houma, passed away on Saturday, August 5, 2017.
A private service will be held at a later date.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Eunice Sevin Portier; 2 children, Roland "Lil Red" Portier Jr. (Betty Jane) and Lisa St. Laurent (Brian); 5 grandchildren, Brandon Portier (Rebecca), Travis Portier (Britney), Nicole St. Laurent, Tiffany France (Josh), and Brian St. Laurent Jr.; 7 great-grandchildren, Samantha, Gracie, Karmyn, and Logan Portier, and Kylie, Colin, and Lorelai France; 5 siblings, Daniel (Jane), Otis Jr. (Anita), and Gilbert (Gloria) Portier, Marion Eschete, and Linda Courteaux (Ivy); 5 step-siblings, Robert, Gene, Harry, and Patty Portier, and Cyril Portier Jr.; and brother-in-law, Ronald Bergeron.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Otis Portier Sr. and Ruth Bergeron Portier; stepfather, Cyril Portier Sr.; 2 sisters, Estelle Indovina and Kate Bergeron; 2 step-brothers, Larry and Raymond Portier; and 2 brothers-in-law, Oris "Plucky" Eschete and Tony Indovina.
He served for 2 years in the US Army. He loved cooking and making swings and other wood crafts.
Falgout Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.

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