Opelousas - Funeral Services will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, May 18, 2018 for William Matt in the Skip Montet Chapel at Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home in Opelousas. Reverend Paul Broussard will officiate the services.
William Matt, age 67 and a resident of Port Barre, passed away on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at his residence.
William was an avid hunter and fisherman. He loved to spend time outdoors, but thoroughly enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. William will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Patricia Hoffpauir Matt; son, William Steven Matt; daughter, Monica Faye Matt; brothers, E.J. Matt (Betty), Vincent Matt (Judy), Zana Matt, Jr. and Felton Matt; sisters, Leola Nepveaux (Clifford) and Arleen Matt; and two grandchildren, Emily Irene Mistric and Joshua Shane Mistric.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Zana Matt and Vivian Comeaux Matt; brothers, Roy Matt and Richard Matt; and sister-in-law, Bonnie Matt.
Visitation will be held at Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home on Friday, May 18, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Although services will be held Friday evening, visitation will also be held on Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
LaFond-Ardoin Funeral Home, 2845 South Union Street, Opelousas, LA 70570, (337-942-2638) has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.
Pat, I am so sorry to hear of William's passing. Just know that my condolences go along with this message. He was so very special to my mom and dad and want you to know that I appreciate you all being there for them whenever they might have need. My prayers are going out for William and his family's acceptance and healing.
Della PrudhommeOPELOUSAS, LA
Ms. Pat, We are so sorry for your loss. Our condolences for you and your family. Just know that he is not in pain anymore and is free from all that afflicted him here on Earth.
Vanessa DevillePort Barre, LA