Opelousas – A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for Raynard J. Trouille on Saturday, May 29, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Washington. Fr. Alan Trouille will celebrate the Mass. Rite of Committal will follow in the Cedar Hill Cemetery in Washington.
Raynard, age 91, a resident of Washington, died peacefully at his residence on Thursday, May 27, 2021.
Raynard, known affectionately by friends and family as “Nardy” or “Ram” was a kind and gentle spirit who loved children, loved his family and loved country living. He lived his entire life on a farm between Washington and Grand Prairie.
In his early years, Raynard farmed and grew cotton and corn. Later in life he was a full-time cattle rancher. He also worked in the stockyards with several local cowboys and finally retired from the Louisiana Department of Agriculture as a Brucellosis Inspector having tested cattle for ranchers thru out south Louisiana.
Raynard was an avid quail and dove hunter who raised and trained English Short hair Pointers. He continued riding horseback well into his early 70’s.
Being one of seven children born to Joseph Trouille and Leola Fontenot Trouille he is survived by only one sister, Joy Trouille Pitre of Washington. Raynard was preceded in death by brothers J.G. Trouille; Alvin Trouille and Donner Trouille; and by sisters Ollie Trouille Vidrine and Ann Trouille Tate.
He is survived by numerous nieces and nephews and will be missed by all who knew him.
Visitation will be held only on Friday, May 28, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in the Sibille Funeral Home in Opelousas. The rosary will be recited at 6:00 p.m.
Pallbearers will be Chad Pitre, Jerry Trouille, Jody Cryer, Jeff Tate, Justin Tate and Gary Tate.
Words of Comfort to the family may be expressed at www.sibillefuneralhomes.com. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sibille Funeral Home of Opelousas.