LAKE ARTHUR – Funeral services for Mr. William “Bill” Landry, 88, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 11, 2013, in Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church with Rev. Jeff Starkovich officiating. Burial with full military honors will be in Andrus Cove Cemetery under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home of Lake Arthur.
Visitation will begin today, Friday, May 10, 2013, from 3-9 p.m. with a rosary being recited at 7 p.m. Visitation will resume on Saturday, May 11, 2013, from 8 a.m. until the time of services.
Mr. Landry died Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at 2:51 a.m. in Jennings American Legion Hospital.
He was a native and lifelong resident of Jennings. Mr. Landry was a retired rice farmer, a member of Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, a Marine veteran of World War II, and a Purple Heart recipient. He loved to cook and was an avid cattleman.
He is survived by three daughters, Sylvia (Terry) LeDoux of Jennings, Linda (Harold) Taylor of Baton Rouge, and Ouida Landry of Lake Charles; two sons, Danny Landry of Lake Arthur, and David Landry of Longview, Texas; a sister, Alice Landry Granger of Jennings; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mr. Landry was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Martin Landry; a daughter, Joyce Landry; his parents, Eldridge and Helen Landry; three brothers; and three sisters.
Words of comfort may be expressed at www.miguezfuneralhome.com.
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