Huey Joseph Touchet Sr.
The family and friends of Huey Joseph Touchet Sr. are mourning the loss of their loved one who was called from this life and entered into Heaven on May 15, 2013, while surrounded by his beloved family whom he adored. He was 91.
Funeral services will be held at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Jennings in honor of Huey’s life on Saturday, May 18, 2013, at 10 a.m. He will be laid to eternal rest in Calvary Cemetery where he will be honored with full military rites. Deacon Bennett McNeal will officiate.
A gathering of Huey’s family and friends to bid their final farewell will be held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home in Jennings today, Friday, May 17, 2013, from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. with a rosary recited at 7 p.m. Visitation will resume on Saturday, May 18, 2013, at 8 a.m. until the time of his funeral services at 10 a.m.
Huey was born in Pecan Island to the late Ambrose Touchet and the late Alice Mayard Touchet on Sept. 25, 1921. He served his country honorably in the United States Army. Following his military service, Huey worked as a painter and contractor for many years earning an honest living for his family. He enjoyed raising cattle and gardening. Huey had a love for the outdoors and enjoyed spending his time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
Huey is survived by his beloved family: five sons, Daniel (Anna) Touchet of Elton, Paul (Donna) Touchet of Jennings, Charles (Kathy) Touchet of Winnfield, Pete (Aimee) Touchet of Jennings, and Matthew (Ruby) Touchet of Jennings; one daughter, Barbara (Chick) Gotreaux of Jennings; and his 33 grandchildren; 56 great-grandchildren; and 19 great-great-grandchildren.
Huey now rests in Heaven with his beloved wife, Viola Janice Touchet; his parents, Ambrose and Alice Touchet; one son, Huey Touchet Jr.; and two great-grandchildren, David Blanchard and Camron Touchet.
Huey’s grandsons will be carrying him to his final resting place.
To extend online condolences, please visit www.matthewsandsonfuneralhome.net.
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