Hargrave Funeral Home

1031 Victor Ii Blvd, Morgan City, LA


Nolan Joseph Acosta

22 June , 193726 September , 2019

Nolan Joseph Acosta, a lifelong resident of Stephensville, was called to his heavenly home on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at the age of 82.

Nolan was a veteran of the Louisiana National Guard and the United Stated Army Reserves. He spent his life working in the oilfield, served as deputy sheriff for the St. Martin Parish Sheriff office and retired from St. Martin Parish as a bridge tender. His life was surrounded by family doing what he enjoyed cooking, enjoying his bayou life of fishing and talking with friends and family.

Nolan is survived by his wife of 65 years, Viney Eues Acosta; three sons David Acosta, Sr and wife, Monica, Ricky Acosta and wife, Sonya, Brent Acosta and wife, Julie; one daughter-in-law, Debby Acosta; fourteen grandkids Amanda Acosta, Maurita Morrell and husband, Mark, Katie Rock and husband, Nick, David Acosta, Jr and wife, Mellonie, Shelly Acosta, Jordan Acosta and wife, Jamie, Peyton Acosta, Alaina Black and husband, Chris, Jeremy Leftwich and wife, Amy, Laura Leftwich, Kelly Terrebonne and husband, Mark, Erica Clements and husband, Devin, Brady Acosta and fiancé,’ Alorra, Jody Acosta and wife, Kristin; twenty great-grandchildren; two brothers, Eroy and Hillary “Pookie” Acosta and one sister, Pam Morgan.

He was preceded in death by one son Gary Joseph Acosta; his parents, Oscar “Coon” Acosta and Anita Perera Acosta; three brothers, Ray Acosta, Christopher Acosta, and Johnny Acosta; one great grandson, Brendan Verrett; in-laws, Clement and Gladys Eues; and three brothers-in-law, Bob Eues, Ervin Eues and Russell Eues.

Pallbearers will be David Acosta, Jr., Brady Acosta, Jody Acosta, Jordan Acosta, Peyton Acosta, and Luke Cunningham.

The family requests that a time of visitation be observed on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 from 9am until time of services at Holy Cross Catholic Church. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place for Nolan on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 1pm at Holy Cross Catholic Church with Father Brice Higginbotham officiating. Following services, Nolan will be laid to rest in the Morgan City Cemetery with Military honors being rendered by the East St. Mary Veteran Funeral Squad.


  • Visitation Tuesday, 1 October , 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, 1 October , 2019
  • Graveside & Military Honors Tuesday, 1 October , 2019


Nolan Joseph Acosta

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Gwendolyn Aleman

2 October 2019

Nolan was a kind and gentle man. He was dependable and there for everyone. I am sorry I didn't see this in time to go. My condolences to the family. You are all in my prayers. All my love,

Carolyn Perero

29 September 2019

Thinking of you and sending hugs and prayers

Laura and Joe Pipsair

28 September 2019

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for all the family.

Judy Henry Solar

27 September 2019

So sorry for your loss! I passed Teledo Bend recently. I thought of Harris, Doodie, Buddy and the gang. Bet they are up there with a lot of fishing stories.
RIP Mr . Acosta