James Jim Huguet
April 6, 1939  -  February 24, 2019

James Jim Huguet

Sibille Funeral Home
2309 George Drive
Opelousas, LA  70570
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
4pm-8pm/ Tues8am-1:pm
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Sibille Funeral Home Chapel
2309 George Drive
Opelousas, LA  70570
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
1:00 p.m.
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Cedar Hill Cemetery
Washington, LA  70589
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I served in the Navy.

Opelousas- Funeral service will be held for, James Wilbur “Jim"’ Huguet, on Wednesday, February 27, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. in the Sibille Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Perry Hubbs will conduct the service. Rite of Committal will follow in the Cedar Hill Cemetery in Washington, LA.

Jim, age 79, a resident of Opelousas passed away on Sunday, February 24, 2019. Jim retired as a Navy Veteran where he was a Navigator, and also retired from Angola Sate Prison as a Security Officer. He owned a business called Huguet Welding which serviced all the oil and gas rigs in Louisiana, also worked for Century 21 as a Realtor. He loved hunting, fishing, and spending quality time with his family.

He is survived by his loving wife, Mrs. Norma Ortego Huguet of Opelousas, his sons, James Mitchell Huguet and his wife, Shawn of Picayune, Mississippi, and Joseph Todd Huguet and his wife, Cynthia of New Roads, his brother, Larry Wayne Huguet of Opelousas, sister, Barbara Huguet Latiolais and husband, Larry of Opelousas, grandchildren, Sarah Huguet Veillon and her husband, Dwayne Paul of Schriever, La., and William Sidney Huguet of New Orleans, and one great grandchild, Memphis Paul Veillon.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Henry, Jr. and Ezetta Phillips Huguet, and one son, John Kevin Huguet, sister Jane Huguet.

The family requests visitation to be held on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. till 8:00 p.m. and will reopen at 8:00 a.m. until time of service on Wednesday.

Words of Comfort to the family may be expressed at www.sibillefuneralhomes.com. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sibille Funeral Home of Opelousas.


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  1. Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz
    Opelousas, LA

    May peace and comfort be with you and your family at this difficult time.

  2. Bob & Winnie Auzenne
    Opelousas, LA

    Norma, We were so sorry to hear of Wilbur's passing. Our sincere condolences and prayers to you and your family.

  3. Harold Ortego & Carol
    Opelousas, LA

    Norma and family, we are deeply saddened on the loss of Wilbur and will keep all of you in our prayers for peace and comfort at this sad and difficult time.

  4. John Taylor
    Arnaudville, LA

    Mitch, I am so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. The newspaper is no longer delivered in my area and didn't get the news on Time to go give my respects. My prayers are with you and your family. Will be including your Dad in my prayers.

    John Taylor

  5. Williams Family
    DeRidder, LA


  6. Doris Ortego Carter
    Baton Rouge, LA

    So sorry for your loss to my dear sister Norma and her sons Mitch and Todd, love and prayers Doris

  7. Bill & Linda Ortego
    Lafayette, LA

    May Uncle Wilbur rest in peace and God be with you Aunt Norma, Mitch & Todd at this time
    Love & Prayers Always
    Billy & Linda Ortego

  8. Dianne DeJean
    Sunset, LA

    Dear Mrs Norma and fzmily,
    I am so sorry for your loss.
    Hugs and prayers, Dianne

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