LeRoy Joseph Prejean

Rayne - Funeral services will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Saturday, January 23, 2010 at 11:00 A.M. for LeRoy Joseph Prejean, 86, who died Wednesday, January 20, 2010 in Rayne Guest Home.

Interment will be in the St. Joseph Cemetery #2, Rayne, LA.

Surviving are his wife, Mattie, and daughter, June Prejean Cooper and husband Troy of Dallas, TX, son, Ronald Prejean and wife Georgette of Lafayette, daughter, Cheryl Prejean Guidry and husband Bill of Rayne, son, Mike Prejean and wife Sheila of Spring, TX, step daughter, Sheilah Broussard of Rayne, step son, Duane Broussard and wife Georgia of Westlake, step daughter, Saninne B. Louviere and spouse Chad Meyer of Rayne, 9 Grandchildren, 5 Step Grandchildren, 12 Great-Grandchildren, 1 Step Great-Grandchild.

He was preceded in death by brother Judice Prejean; grandson Phillip Guidry; granddaughter Cate Cantrell and step grandson Joshaua Broussard.

He was born September 6, 1923 in Church Point, La, son of the late Murphy Prejean and the late Blanche Comeaux.

He coached boys youth baseball for a number of years, was one of the organizers of Rayne Holt Softball Field, co-owner and operator of Acadian Oaks Campground. He was also an avid golfer and gardener. He was a member of American Legion, Lions Club, St. Vincent de Paul, Knights of Columbus and an usher at St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Friends will be received from 2:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M., Friday, January 22 and 8:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. Saturday, January 23, 2010 at Gossen Funeral Home, Inc., Rayne, LA. A Rosary will be recited at 6:00 P.M. Friday.

Friends may view the obituary and guestbook online at www.gossenfuneralhome.net.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Gossen Funeral Home, Inc. of Rayne, LA, (337) 334-3141.

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