Krotz Springs - Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM for Ira "Boo" Hooks, Jr. on Thursday, December 13, 2018, at the First Baptist Church of Krotz Springs. Burial will follow in the First Baptist Church Cemetery. Brother Chad Bolfa conduct the service.
Mr. Hooks, age 68, a resident of Krotz Springs, LA, passed away on Sunday, December 9, 2018.
Ira worked in the oil field and was employed by Nicholas Drilling Company for 17 years and Noble Drilling company for over 27 years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church Krotz Springs. Ira was a loving and caring person and always helped anyone in need and loved taking care of his wife and family. Ira enjoyed spending time with his friends and family, cleaning his vehicles, cutting grass and camping. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Cheryl "Dee" Hooks, of Krotz Springs, LA; his sons, Matthew Blake Hooks and wife, Nicole of Mire, LA; Jacob Paul Hooks and fiance', Theresa, of Baton Rouge, LA; his daughter, Chasity Nicole Hooks, of Lafayette, LA; his brothers, Bobby Hooks and wife, Glenda, of Baton Rouge, LA; Carl Hooks and wife, Paulette, of Krotz Springs, LA and his sister, Kittie Hooks and companion, Bryan Belleau, Jr., of Krotz Springs, LA. He is also survived by four grandchildren, Brianna, Ryleigh, Cole and Cassi.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ira Hooks, Sr. and Mary Stoute Hooks and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Frank LaHaye and Priscilla Leger LaHaye.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 12, 2018, from 10:00 AM until 9:00 PM in the Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Krotz Springs. The funeral home will reopen on Thursday, December 13, 2018, from 8:00 AM until 10:30 AM.
Pallbearers will be Joey Fontenot, Matthew Blake Hooks, Michael Hooks, Bobby St. Romain, Ken Revette, J.D. Cambre, Brad Polozola and Andy Jackson. Honorary pallbearers will be, Bobby Hooks, Carl Hooks, Jacob Paul Hooks, Danny Stowell, London LaHaye, and Jason Snyder.
Family and friends are invited to sign and view the online guestbook at www.lafondardoin.com.
LaFond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Krotz Springs, 239 8th Street, Krotz Springs, LA 70750, (337-942-2638), has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.
May peace and comfort be with you and your family at this difficult time.
Sheriff Bobby J. GuidrozOpelousas, LA
I am so sorry to hear of Boo’s passing. He was one of the nicest and kindest guys anyone would want to be around.
You guys are in my prayers.
Betty Patterson (Disotell)Mckinney, TX
So sorry for your loss my brother Sidney told me today u and the kids will b in my prayers I love u and think of y'all often this is my phone num her 337 351 1091call me any time Love u
Carolyn FontenotCarenc ro, LA
Kittie we are so sorry to hear about the passing of your brother please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers may God bless you all at this difficult time .
MAC & Priscilla EstilettePort barre, LA
Prayers my friend, BIG HUGS
Sandy GullettManteca,, CA
Lessie JohnsonHolden, LA
I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Mr. Ira. My prayers and condolences are with all of you.
Renee Marcantel ScallanMoss Bluff, LA
Deedee & family- I am so sorry for your loss. He was a good man to be proud of. Yall are in my prAyers.
Janice ardoin mcraeKosse, TX
Praying for Family and Friends!!! Mr Boo was a Good man!!! My heart is with you Mrs Cheryl, Blake and Jacob. God has gained another Angel.... R.I.P. Mr Boo Fly High Angel
Crystal GuilloryPort Barre, LA
Dee and family I'm so sorry for your loss. I know that words can only do so much but just know that you guys are in my prayers and thoughts. I know that God only gives each of us a short time in this world then He calls us back to Him. But know that some day you guys will be together again and there will be no more separation then. God Bless you Dee and all your family and love ones as you go through this sad time.
Douglas NaquinHouston, TX
My prayers and love is with y’all
Tammy HooksDenham springs, LA
What a sweet and kind man! We were blessed to know him. Our prayers are with you all through this time.
Jenn & Brad ComeauxLAFAYETTE, LA
I'm so sorry to hear of Boos passing. What a wonderful man. Sending my love and prayers to the family.
Angela FoxBaton rouge, LA