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James Meche

March 30, 1932 — October 28, 2017

Opelousas - Funeral services will be held for James Joseph Meche on Friday, November 3, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. in the Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home Chapel in Opelousas with visitation beginning at 2:00 p.m. until time of service at 3:00 p.m. Reverend Bill Ruskoski will conduct the service. Burial will follow at Bellevue Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mr. Meche, age 85, was a resident of Opelousas, LA, passed away on Saturday, October 28, 2017.

James honorably served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was a very proud member of the VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars). James will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Survivors include his nephew, David R. Mouille of Bonner Springs, KS; his niece, Lois Mouille Lafleur of Mandeville, LA; his sister, Ruby Meche; three great-nephews, one great-niece, three great-great nephews and three great-great nieces.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Adma and Ada Briscoe Meche and his sister, Enola Meche Mouille.

Family and friends are invited to sign and view the online guestbook at

LaFond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Opelousas, 2845 South Union Street, Opelousas, LA 70570 (337-942-2638) has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.


Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Opelousas
2845 South Union Street
Opelousas, LA  70570
Friday, November 3, 2017
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.


Funeral Service

LaFond-Ardoin Funeral Home Chapel
2845 South Union Street
Opelousas, LA  70570
Friday, November 3, 2017
3:00 p.m.


Bellevue Memorial Park Cemetery
4833 Hwy. 182 South
Opelousas, LA  70570
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