A Mass of Christian Burial for Edward T-Boy Devillier, age 78, will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, March 25, 2019, in the St. Leo the Great Catholic Church in Leonville. Rite of Committal and interment will be in the St. Leo the Great Catholic Church Cemetery. Reverend Fr. Darren Eldridge will celebrate the Mass.
Mr. Devillier, a resident of Opelousas, LA, died on Friday, March 22, 2019, at his residence. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed spending time outdoors rabbit hunting, fishing, camping, and raising his animals especially tending to his cattle. He enjoyed cooking and spending time with his family. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Survivors include his sons, Joseph Evans Pepper Devillier and wife, Eva of Opelousas; and Brandon James Devillier and wife, Courtney of Opelousas; and his daughter, Janell Darby and husband, Mitchell Mitch of Opelousas. He is also survived by ten grandchildren: Kristyn Devillier ChiaVillier and spouse, Ella; Gavin James Devillier, Eric James Welch, Joseph Alvin T-Blue Devillier, Jr., Allie Renee Devillier, Landon James Devillier, Lexie Marie Devillier, Blake Anthony Stelly and companion, Mindy Knott; Jake Meche and wife, Gabrielle; and Kathryn Kathy Joseph and husband, Chris; and fourteen great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Dearalee Teda Savoie Devillier; his son, Joseph Alvin Blue Devillier, Sr.; his parents, Fred Devillier and Rose Noel Devillier; and five brothers.
Pallbearers will be Joseph E. Devillier, Brandon J. Devillier, Jake Meche, Blake Stelly, Mitch Darby, and Joseph Alvin Devillier, Jr.
Visiting hours will be observed on Sunday, March 24, 2019, from 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. in the Lafond Ardoin Funeral Home of Opelousas. On Monday, visitation will continue from at 8:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. A rosary will be prayed on Sunday evening at 6:30 p.m.
Family and friends are invited to sign and view the online guestbook at www.lafondardoin.com.
LafondArdoin Funeral Home of Opelousas 2845 South Union Street, Opelousas, La. 70570, (337) 942-2638, has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.
I will always love you Uncle T-Boy until we meet again Rip.
Sharon DupuyMANSURA, LA
May peace and comfort be with you and your family at this difficult time.
Sheriff Bobby J. GuidrozOpelousas, LA
Mr. Devillier was a gentleman. He was well liked and always had a smile. Rest in peace, Mr. Devillier.
Lolita LemelleLeonville, LA
T-Boy, I will miss you. I so much enjoyed spending time with you and laughing and cutting up at the cajun cookouts at the home of Joe and Lydia Allemond. You, Joe, John, Jerry, Danny, Clarence, and I could shake the rafters with our laughter. You are in my thoughts and prayers to Our Dear Merciful Lord. I am also asking Our Dear Lord to comfort your family in their sorrow.
Elvie NMN Zerangue, Jr.Pineville, LA
My sincere condolences to the family. May the God of all comfort give you the comfort you need to endure this difficult time and the days ahead (2 Corinthians 1:3,4)
May Mr. T-Boy rest in peace. Amen.
Rosalie MeullionOpelousas, LA
Our deepest condolences. Your
family is in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Steve, Helen, Cooper and Ryan
The Teixeira FamilyRedmond, WA
Prayers being said for all of you.
Joe and Ronnie WybleOpelousas, LA
To all of the family our sympathy and prayers to all.He will be dearly missed.
Larry & BETTY BoudreauxHenderson,la., LA
Sending out my symphanthy to Janelle Brandon and pepper.and the whole family.you will be missed
Enola knottCecilia, LA