Fred M. Hebert

CROWLEY – A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, February 16, 2009 at 10 a.m. at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church for Fred Michael Hebert, 51, who died Friday, February 13, 2009 in Duson.

Fred was a native of Crowley and a resident of Lafayette. He was a machinist for Blueline Manufacturing. For many years Fred was a DJ in the local area and was known as “The Wiz”.

Fr. Gary Schexnayder, pastor of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, will officiate for the services. The family requests visiting hours Sunday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Monday from 8 a.m. to service time. A rosary will be recited Sunday at 6:30 p.m. by at the funeral home. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Survivors include four daughters, Holly H. Absher and her husband Nevin of North Carolina, Nicole Royer and her husband Donovan of Crowley, Kimberly Hebert of Lafayette, Mindy Hebert of Lafayette; his mother, Joy B. Breaux and her husband Richard of Duson; his father, Lester J. Hebert and his wife Gretchen of Crowley; five sisters, Georgie H. Comeaux of Kaplan, Angelic H. Broussard of Abbeville, Michelle Miller of Crowley, Brandy Lejeune of Crowley and Leslie Myers of Scott; two brothers, Dennis Wayne Hebert of Duson and Preston Joseph Hebert of Rayne; five grandchildren, Kaildyn Laliberte, Ryland Absher, Macie Royer, Jack Absher and Jaylynn Gary; his former wife, Linda Hebert of Lafayette; numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Preston Hebert, Neil Gonzales, Aaron Liebert, Randal Trahan, Craig Bellfy, and Joseph Roy.

The family requests memorial contributions to Hospice of Acadiana, 2600 Johnston St., Suite 200, Lafayette, LA 70503.

Words of comfort may be sent to the family at

Arrangements have been entrusted to Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home, 301 N. Ave. F, Crowley, 337-783-3313.

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