OBITUARIO

Gordon Jerome Lousteau Sr.

7 enero , 193110 julio , 2021

Gordon “Honey” Jerome Lousteau passed away the morning of Saturday, July 10, 2021 at the age of 90. He was born on January 7, 1931 in Kenner, LA and was a native of Norco, LA.

He is preceded in death by his father, Albert J. Lousteau and mother, Agnes Montz, his loving wife of 42 years, Rai Ann Witter, and his siblings, Albert J. Lousteau Jr. and Agnes Faye Lasseigne.

Gordon is survived by five children from his first wife, the late Mary Alida Cowley, Gordon Jerome Lousteau Jr. (Joanna), John Loyd Lousteau, Loyd Marie Lousteau, Jeanne Ford (Mark), and David J. Lousteau, his 2 children with his second wife, the late Rai Ann Witter, Lane Lewis Lousteau (Kimberly) and Dominque Charles Lousteau II (Karen), and 2 step-sons, Kenneth Lovetro and Billy Lovetro. He is also survived by his siblings, Anne Virginia Lousteau and Bernard Montz Lousteau (Celeste), 14 grandchildren, Lindy, Kirk, Audrey, Taylor, Julia, Brianna, Chochy, Garrett, Michael, Ian, Lilly, Lane Jr., Tess, and Kate and one great grandchild, Heidi.

Gordon graduated from Jesuit High School in New Orleans in 1947 and later studied business at Springhill College in Mobile, Alabama where he graduated in 1953. Gordon is most known for working and ultimately managing the family business, Lousteau Auto Sales, the Ford dealership on Airline Hwy. Later, he owned Bayou Auto Sales and Rentals in LaPlace. Honey was an incredibly active member of the Norco community. He was a charter member of Sun Villa Swim Club and an active member of the Norco Chamber of Commerce. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and a long-standing member of the Community Chorus, where he sang baritone. He was also on the board of directors for the Bank of St. Charles and the Lions Club. He drove a school bus for Sacred Heart School for 12 years. One of his most favorite past times was when he played the ukulele and had sing-a-longs at the Norco Adult Day Care Center and the Ormond Nursing and Care Center.

The family would like to thank the Council on Aging and the Norco Volunteer Fire Department for their service and commitment to our community.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, July 29, 2021 at the H.C. Alexander Funeral Home, 821 Fourth St. Norco, LA. Visitation will be held from 4 PM - 7 PM with a prayer service to begin at 7PM. If desired, monetary donations may be made in Gordon Lousteau’s name to the St. Charles Council on Aging, 626 Pine St. Suite A, Hahnville, LA 70057.

Servicios

  • Memorial Visitation

    jueves, 29 julio , 2021

  • Memorial Service

    jueves, 29 julio , 2021

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Troy Vicknair

12 agosto , 2021

My thoughts and prayers are with the Lousteaus. One of my fondest memories of growing up on Clayton Dr in Norco is riding my bike up front to Lousteau’s Auto Sales up & down that cement ramp that is still there today. Then we would go inside down in “the basement” where the candy machines were. The employees always let us kids stay and eat snacks. May Gordon rest in peace with our Lord.
Troy Vicknair
Scott, LA

Kathy DelGrande

22 julio , 2021

My heartfelt condolences to the Lousteau family. Gordon was such a sweet southern gentleman and I always enjoyed being in his company. I know he will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Rod & Earline Bergeron BRADY

20 julio , 2021

What a great, upbeat, funny guy Gordon was. Always laughing and smiling big. From working with him at Lousteau's to worshipping with him at Sacred Heart, he was always a super person to be around. And he loved to sing too. Well "Honey", you can sing with the angels now. May you rest in peace! Our heartfelt condolences to the family of Gordon! Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Mireya Melendez-Lousteau

17 julio , 2021

I am truly saddened by the passing of a most loving and special gentleman.
Even after I was no longer officially a daughter in law, he insisted I keep calling him "Daddy". We stayed close through the years exchanging cards, letters & phone calls.
Daddy, I will always be your "SLLL" as you called me. I was his Sweet, Lovely, Little Lady. Rest now. You are safe and in His loving arms. I will miss you !!
Love & sympathies to his family & friends.

Lisa Zeringue

17 julio , 2021

Mr. Gordon was the BEST neighbor my Mom, Rita Sikes could ever ask for. He was always in a great mood and willing to do anything to help. He will be greatly missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him. Rest In Peace Mr. Gordon.

Philip College

17 julio , 2021

I am sorry for you loss. Even though I did not know Gordon well, I have a warm and fond memory of him singing songs and playing the ukulele at St. James Place for Bubsy (George) Lasseigne. He made me smile.

Renee' Rachal

15 julio , 2021

My heart is broken. What a wonderful man Honey was, we had so much fun with him and Ms. Rai every summer when we would go down there me and my 2 sons (Lynn, and Kirk). He made some beautiful furniture and she painting them so beautifully. I still have some of them and all the memories we shared. Thanks Chuck and Lane for all the fun you shared with us. Honey will be missed by his grandson Kirk and great granddaughter Heidi.
Love to all the Lousteaus and God Bless all the family.

Renee' Rachal

Mary Binaco

14 julio , 2021

Although I haven't had the pleasure of seeing Gordon for a good many years (I moved away), I'll always remember my cousin as a fun, smart, witty, fun-loving gentleman whom I looked up to. He was an honorable man who served His God and loved his family. I offer his loved ones my heartfelt sympathy at this difficult time, and I pray the Lord's blessings upon you all.

Brian Robin

13 julio , 2021

My thoughts go out to the family of Honey, he was a wonderful and the coolest guy that I've spent many of years around with his sons. He was always a happy dude and definitely can cook ome mean green peas. Many of great times and memories around Honey, may he rest in peace.
Brian "Smokedawge" Robin

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