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James Richard

September 25, 1940 — March 28, 2015

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MAMOU- It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of Jimmy Richard,74, announces his passing on Saturday, March28, 2015 at 11:50 P.M. at his residence in Mamou. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Mamou on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 3:00 P.M. Rite of Committal will follow in the New St. Ann's Cemetery with Father Mark Melancon as Celebrant.
Jimmy was a coach for the Mamou Youth Program, coached American Legion Baseball; He also was a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard and an avid LSU Fan and a great Fisherman.
A wonderful husband, father, brother, grandfather and great-grandfather, Jimmy will be greatly missed by his wife of 49 years, Jackie Moreau Richard of Mamou; one son, Tim Richard and wife, Laura of Moss Bluff; one daughter, Celeste Richard of Lafayette; four brothers David Glenn Richard of Opelousas, Bobby Richard of Sunset, Roland Richard of Richard, and Genie Richard of Baton Rouge; three sisters, Patsy Curtis of Erwinville, Linda Fontenot of Opelousas and Shirley DeCapio of Opelousas; Five grandchildren, Travis Laughlin of Scott, Shelby Richard Ewing and husband, Grant of Moss Bluff, Payton Aucoin of Lafayette, Alex Jolet of Lafayette and Landon Ross Richard of Moss Bluff; one great -granddaughter, Cynthia "Cyndi" Laughlin of Carencro; one step-great-grandson, Lane Sellers of Carencro.

He will now reunite in Heaven with his parents, Armand Richard, Jr and Lena; his mother-in-law, Beverly F. Moreau; one daughter, Cynthia "Cindy " Richard Laughlin; two brothers, Roy Richard and Dudley Richard and one sister, Delores Madden. They surely await his arrival with open arms and joyous hearts
Pallbearers will be Alex Jolet, Chad Veillon, Shawn Fontenot, Paul Fontenot, Blair Rivette and John Reed.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed on Monday from 12:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. A Rosary will be recited at 7:00 P.M. on Monday. The Funeral Home will reopen on Tuesday, from 8:00 A.M. until time of services.
You may go on line to observe the obituary at
Ardoin's funeral Home of Mamou is in Charge of Funeral Arrangements.337-468-5231


Ardoin Funeral Home
717 Sixth Street
Mamou, LA  70554
Monday, March 30, 2015
12 Noon until 9:00 P.M.


St. Anns Catholic Church
716 Sixth Street
Mamou, LA  70554
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
3:00 P.M.

717 Sixth street
Mamou, LA  70554
Monday, March 30, 2015
7:00 P.M.


New St. Anns CemeteryHP
Old Hwy 13
Mamou, LA  70554
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