Chester John “Molo” Simon

LYONS POINT —A Mass of Christian Burial for Mr. Chester John “Molo” Simon, 72, of Lyons Point will be celebrated on Saturday, August 24, 2014 at 1:30 P.M. in St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Lyons Point. Father Clint Trahan will serve as celebrant. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be held on Friday, August 23, 2013 from 9:00 A.M. until 10:00 P.M. in Duhon Funeral Home, Crowley, with a rosary being recited at 6:00 P.M. Visitation will continue on Saturday from 8:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M. in the funeral home.

Mr. Simon passed away on Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 8:21 A.M. in a Houston, TX hospital.

A native and lifelong resident of Lyons Point, Mr. Simon was a farmer. He farmed with his father, and passed the tradition on to his sons as he farmed with them.

Mr. Simon was a faithful member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Lyons Point, where he was a member of the Holy Name Society. He enjoyed fishing and crabbing, but his greatest joy in life was spending time with his family. He was a devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.

Survivors include his wife of nearly 53 years, Laura Hargrave Simon of Lyons Point; daughter, Felicee Vicknair and husband, Jimmy of Lyons Point; sons, Chester Simon, Jr. and wife, Michelle of Lyons Point, Craig Simon and wife, Denise of Kaplan, and Chris Simon and wife, Tracy of Eunice; sister, Mildred Cradeur of Lyons Point; grandchildren, Chester “Trey” Simon, III and wife, Tegan of Lyons Point, Rebecca Simon and fiancé, Keith Foreman of Lyons Point, Carsyn Simon of Lyons Point, Amber Simon of Crowley, Courtney Leger and husband, Blake of Lyons Point, Gabbi Dalby of Kaplan, Jack Dalby of Kaplan, Tyler Boone and Fiance, Lauren Breaux of Lyons Point, Julie Boone of Lyons Point, Macie White of Lake Charles, Sarah LeJeune of Eunice, Emma Simon of Eunice, and Caleb Simon of Eunice; and great-grandchildren, Aubrey Bellard of Lyons Point, Kayzlee Foreman of Lyons Point, and Brantlee Foreman of Lyons Point.

Preceding Mr. Simon in death were his parents, Alzie and Felicee Theriot Simon; and brother-in-law, Oran Credeur.

Serving as pallbearers are Jimmy Vicknair, Craig Simon, Chris Simon, Gerald Credeur, Tyler Boone, and Trey Simon. Named as honorary pallbearers are Chester Simon, Jr., Jack Dalby, Carsyn Simon, Blake Leger, Caleb Simon, and Zack Brown.

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Duhon Funeral Home, LLC of Crowley has been entrusted with arrangements.

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