OBITUARY

John Lucuis Burt Jr.

July 13, 1941May 8, 2019
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John Lucuis Burt Jr., 77, a native of Ventura, CA, and resident of Donaldsonville, LA, passed away on May 8, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family. John was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, sibling and friend to many. He had a passion for race cars, drag racing, fishing at his camp in Grand Isle and spending time with his family. John lived life in the fast lane. He leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife, Jonnie H. Burt; six children, John L. Burt III, Chad M. Burt, Yvette Ford (Lonnie), Bridget Melancon, Mel Gremillion (Dwight) and Amanda Caballero (Quinn); twelve grandchildren, Nicholas Radovich, Brock Radovich, Abbie Bourg, Aimee Landry, Benjamin Ford, Ashley Owen, Rebecca Gremillion, Alaina Esneault, Hailey and Hunter Caballero, Dalton Burt, and Kevin Burt; five great grandchildren, Tevin Radovich, Noelle Toups, Joselynn Toups, Rhyann Radovich and Adrian Ford; four siblings, Jeanette Smyers, Sylvia Becnel (Beck), Lawrence L. Burt (Patsy) and Philip N. Burt (Kathy). He is preceded in death by his parents, John Sr. and Virginia Burt and sister, Nancy Coopersmith. Honorary pallbearers will be Tommy Hood and Tommy Newchurch. The family would like to thank his caregivers, Miss. Beth Bourgeois, Miss. Lois Sawyer, and Miss. Sue Richard. Also, a special thanks to Jimmy and Diane Madere, Robert and Dale Himel and Ellen Guillot for their kindness through this difficult time. Visitation will be held on Monday, May 13, 2019 from 7:30am until 10:45am at Ourso Funeral Home in Donaldsonville. Mass of Christian burial will follow at Ascension Catholic Church at 11am. Interment will be in the church mausoleum.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, May 13, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Monday, May 13, 2019

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Sarah Hooks

May 14, 2019

Sorry for your loss. I worked in the Cooper office many years ago. But I remember Johnny as a very polite man and always nice and always something funny to say. He will be missed!

Jim Denny

May 11, 2019

My sincerest condolences. I had the privilege of working and playing with JB. I have lasting memories and stories to share. A character to say the least. He loved his family. He worked hard and played hard. Thank you for the Grand Isle experience!
Truly the good ole days,
Jim Denny and Family

Kathy Beach

May 10, 2019

Jonnie, Alaina and Family, I am terribly sorry for your loss. Mr. Johnny was a very good friend to me and my neighbor for many years. I will miss you dearly my friend.

Lori Templet

May 9, 2019

I’m so sorry, you mandy Alania are in my prayers Mr Johnnie was a good man with a big heart Love yall

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