Grand Coteau- A Funeral Service will be held for, Mr. Joel Devalcourt, on Wednesday, February 6, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. in the Sibille Funeral Home Chapel in Grand Coteau; visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 2:00 p.m. Reverend Diane Bijeaux will conduct the service. Burial will follow in the St. Charles Cemetery in Grand Coteau.
Mr. Devalcourt, age 80, a resident of Sunset, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 3, 2019, at the Opelousas General Health System surrounded by his loving family. In his earlier years he enjoyed spending time tending to his garden. He loved spending time outdoors fishing, but most of all he loved hunting. Mr. Devalcourt was a member of numerous hunting clubs throughout the years. He loved his animals, especially his cat, Yellow and his dog, Chickey. He will be greatly missed by his family, friends and all who knew and loved.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Carolyn Devalcourt; daughter, Judy Tidwell and husband, Dwayne; brother, Olden Devalcourt, James Gary Devalcourt, Ira William Devalcourt, Francis Devalcourt, Chris Lawrence and Michael Daigle; sisters, Ronnier Palmer, Irene Foshee and Tonya Toney; granddaughter, Amber Lucky; and a host of nieces, nephews and in-laws.
He is preceded in death by his sons, Daniel Devalcourt and Michael Devalcourt; parents, Ira and Grace Thibodeaux Devalcourt; and sisters, Renee Ebert and Veronica Day.
Words of Comfort to the family may be expressed at www.sibillefuneralhomes.com. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sibille Funeral Home of Grand Coteau.
I'm so sorry for your loss. I'm sending my deepest sympathy and a comforting thought to the family of Mr. Joel Devalcourt. The Father of tender mercies and the GOD of all comfort, comforts us in all our tribulation. GOD made hope for the dead possible by sending His only begotten son Jesus Christ to die for us. And Jesus promised that the dead will live again. Read John 5:21, 28, 29.
Jean WilliamsPort Barre, LA
Sheriff Bobby J. GuidrozOp, LA
You are loved and with your boys
Pam kollFranklin, LA
Carolyn, Judy and Amber--so very sorry to hear this. Know that we're praying for all of you!
Toni LuckyTROPHY CLUB, TX
Carolyn, I’m so sorry to hear this news. Thinking of you and the family.
Angie MecheSan Antonio, TX
Jodi ShellhornSomers Point, NJ