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Dr. Lucius "Tre" Doucet, III

June 9, 1961 — May 15, 2024

Opelousas- A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for Dr. Lucius “Tre” Doucet, Dr. Giselle and Jean Luc, on Friday, May 24, 2024, at 2:00 p.m. in the St. Landry Catholic Church in Opelousas. Burial will follow in the St. Landry Cemetery.   A visitation will be held on Friday, May 24, 2024, from 10:00 a.m. till 1:30 p.m. in the Sibille Funeral Home Chapel in Opelousas.


Dr. Lucius “Tre” Doucet III was born in New Orleans on June 9, 1961, He is a native of Opelousas, graduated high school at Belmont Academy. He attended Loyola University in New Orleans in pre-med, and graduated Summa Cum Lade. He was a graduate of Tulane University School of Medicine. After completing a general surgery residency at the University of Texas Health School Center in San Antonio, Texas, he went on to Prestigious Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery fellow ship at University of California, Davis School of Medicine in Sacramento, California. The love of family, food and music lead him back to Louisiana.


Dr. Doucet is proud to have raised three brilliant children in Baton Rouge who are now in the fields of engineering and medicine. Dr. Doucet continued to serve his profession as a diplomat at the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Additionally, he was an assistant Clinical Professor in the Plastic Surgery Fellowship Programs at both LSU and Tulane University. He is survived by his daughter Dr. Manon Doucet, his brothers Dr. Andre Doucet, and Dr. Chris Doucet and his father Dr. Lucius Doucet II, and a host of cousins. He is preceded in death by his mother Harriet Doucet, his paternal grandparents, Elton Joseph Doucet, Belle Doucet and his maternal grandparents, Roy and Iris Hidalgo.


Tragically his two children, Dr. Giselle and Jean Luc accompanied him in death. Jean- Luc and Giselle were both graduates from the Baton Rouge International School, and were Fluent in English, Spanish, and French. Dr. Giselle Doucet received a bachelor’s from LSU in French Language and Biology. She was given the prestigious French Language Award and was honored to represent LSU as the French Language Interpreter at the Anniversary of the Normandy Invasion in France. She was a graduate of the LSU School of Veterinary.

Jean Luc was a graduate of Chemical Engineering at LSU.

Jean Luc was a member of the Mu Alpha Theta Honors Society. And a graduate of LSU in Chemical Engineering. He also had a position in Engineering giving to him in St. Francisville, LA. 

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

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