Wilbert John Frickey
Wilbert John Frickey
  • September 30, 1933 - January 12, 2018
  • Houma, Louisiana

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Capt. Wilbert John Frickey Sr. entered into eternal peace on Friday, January 12, 2018 in Bayou Blue, LA at the age of 84. A native of Westwego, LA, he was a resident of Crown Point, LA for many years, but returned to Westwego later in life. Beloved husband of the late Adelaide Guidry Frickey. Son of the late Henry Frickey and Irene Plaisance Frickey. Loving father of Terry Frickey Drachenberg (Kent Gaubert) and the late Wilbert John Frickey Jr. Grandfather of Jessica and Joshua Frickey, and step-grandfather of Victor, Brian, and Chad Dardar. Great grandfather of Bryson Frickey. He has one surviving sister, Elma Rogers, and was preceded in death by seven other siblings, Simon Frickey, James Frickey, Ivy Frickey, Elsie Kenny, Geraldine Hamilton, Carolyn Domain, and Coral Frickey. Mr Frickey loved spending time on the water, and was a captain for most of his life. He worked for Compass Marine for many years. The family would like to thank St. Joseph Hospice for the excellent care, as well as Becky Duplantis for all the help.

A funeral service will be held in the Chapel of Westside Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, 5101 Westbank Expressway, on Monday, January 15, 2018 at 1:00 PM. Visitation will begin at 9:00 AM. Interment will be in Gate of Heaven Mausoleum at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Cemetery. Express condolences at www.westsideleitzeagan.com.