Ira "Boo" Hooks, Jr.
July 12, 1950  -  December 9, 2018

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

LaFond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Krotz Springs, 239 8th Street, Krotz Springs, LA 70750, (337-942-2638), has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.

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