John K. Benoit

Memorial services will be held Saturday, August 1, 2009 at 11 a.m. at St. Michael Chapel in Egan for John K. Benoit, 54, who passed away Wednesday, December 17, 2008 at Opelousas General Health System in Opelousas.

Interment will be in Sensat Cemetery in Egan.

Mr. Benoit was a native of Church Point. He enjoyed working at Pat’s Grocery Store on Moss Street in Lafayette.

Survivors include one son, Joshua Benoit of Iota; one daughter, Jessica Benoit Hulin of St. Martinville; two grandchildren, Ivy Benoit, Kalli Jude Hulin; two brothers, Michael Benoit and wife, Genevieve, of Carencro, Fred Benoit and wife, Jennifer, of Egan; five sisters, Sandra Perry and husband, Michael, of Colorado Springs, CO, Katherine Richard and husband, Buddy, of Jennings, Jennifer Laseter and husband, John Ryan of Lake Arthur, Charlotte Foreman and husband, Brian, of Crowley, and Devan Guidry and husband, Benji, of Alabama.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Leland Joseph Benoit and the former Gracie Mae Guidry, both of Church Point; one brother, Kenneth Benoit; and one sister, Bobbie Gail Benoit.

View the obituary and guestbook online at

“In lieu of flowers, the Benoit family requests that donations be payable to Jessica Benoit Hulin and mailed to the John Keith Benoit Family c/o Melancon Funeral Homes, Inc. P.O. Box 100, Carencro LA 70520.

Melancon Funeral Home of Carencro, 4615 North University Avenue, (337) 896-6366, is in charge of arrangements.

Acadia Parish Today

Crowley Post-Signal
P.O. Box 1589, Crowley, LA 70527
Phone: 337-783-3450
Fax: 337-788-0949

Rayne-Acadian Tribune
P.O. Box 260, Rayne, LA 70578
Phone: 337-334-3186
Fax: 337-334-8474

Church Point News
315 N. Main St., Church Point, LA 70525
Phone: 337-684-5711
Fax: 337-684-5793

Follow Us