OPELOUSAS-A Mass of Christian Burial for Barry Courville, age 54, will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at Queen of Angels Catholic Church in Opelousas. The Very Monsignor Derouen will celebrate the Mass. Interment will follow in the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Port Barre, Deacon Mitch Hebert will conduct the graveside.
Mr. Courville passed away on Saturday, April 1, 2017, at his hunting camp in Palmetto. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, brother-in-law and godfather who loved spending time with his family and friends. He enjoyed cooking a delicious meal for his family. He loved watching all LSU sports. In his spare time, you could find Barry camping or hunting. He will be greatly missed by his family, friends and everyone who knew and loved him.
He is survived by his wife and best friend of 35 years, Evelyn Lamke Courville; son, Barry “Jai” Courville and wife, Kelli of Port Barre; daughters, Katie Williams and husband, Brandon of Port Barre and Zoe Courville of Port Barre; brother, Frankie Stelly and wife, Tammy of Port Barre; sister, Lisa Guidry of Arnaudville and his 3 grandchildren, Presleigh Courville, Beckam Courville and EvyKay Williams.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Judy Courville; brothers, Wade Courville and Ladd Courville and grandmother, Gladys “Momee” Marks.
Pallbearers will be, Barry “Jai” Courville (son), Brandon Williams (son-in-law), Robert “Be-Be” Lamke (brother-in-law), Christian Beaugh (close friend), Barry Briley (close friend) and Chris Hensen (close friend) . Honorary pall bearers will be his grandson, Beckam Courville and his close friend, T. Don Romero.
The family requested visiting hours on Monday, April 3, 2017, beginning at 11:00 a.m. until time of services on Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. in the Sibille Funeral Home in Opelousas. A Rosary Service will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Monday.
Words of Comfort to the family may be expressed at www.sibillefuneralhomes.com. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sibille Funeral Home of Opelousas, LA.
Our prayers go out to you and your family during this time of loss. Barry was a good friend and coworker of mine and he will be missed by all of us at Premium.
Greg LaFleurEunice, LA
Our hearts are heavy as your loss is more than anyone should have to bear. Although we didn't know him well, I know he was a good man and will be missed. Prayers to the family.
The Pelafigues/VicknairsLeonville, LA
Evelyn , so sorry to hear this tragic news about Barry.I am praying for all of you at this heart breaking news. God bless all of you.
Lori Richard MalbrewRayne, LA
Evelyn and family, we are so very sorry for your tremendous loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this difficult time. I will always remember Barry's kindness and constant smile. I'm forever grateful for you and Barry's kindness to me and my children. God Bless.....Betsy and Ray
Betsy BenoitLafayette, LA
To the Family, Evelyn, Jai, Katie & Zoe' and there family's / I am so sorry for your lost and my lost also. I would have never wanted this day to come. I will always be grateful for the time we had. Signed your little buddy
Barry BrileyPort Barre, LA
So sorry to hear of this loss. Barry loved his family so much. I cannot believe I am reading this or having to even write this message. May the Lord Jesus Christ comfort his family at this time of sorrow. He was a great dad and provider as well as a husband, his family always came first. Again, so sorry this family lost the head of household, praying them strength to over come this loss.19955
ELIZABETH LANDRYPort Barre, LA
We are so sorry for such a great loss to you and your beautiful family. We send our love and prayers to all of you. I am sorry to say we are out of town and got the sad news Sunday morning. Again so sorry for y'all lost love y'all
Aunt Neva & Uncle George
Aunt Neva &Uncle GeorgeBroussard, LA
Our deepest condolences go out to all of you in this difficult time!! We were shocked and saddened when we heard of Barry's passing. Sorry we cannt be there and we know there are no words that can comfort you in this time of sorrow but we want you guys to know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers!! Hugs and love to you all!!
Jesse and Kim DoucetPort Barre, LA
Our prayers and thoughts are with y'all in this difficult time. May God wrap you in arms of comfort. We love yall
Chantel MarksSt Amant, LA