Mitchell James Guist

May 18, 1964May 14, 2012

A lifelong resident of Brittany, he passed away Monday, May 14, 2012 at age of 47. He was a cast member on the History Channel’s show “Swamp People,” featured alongside his brother, Glenn. His passion was living off the Bayou, hunting and fishing. He is survived by his brother, Glenn Guist; sister, Tonya Guist; niece, Nicole Melancon and husband Trent; nephew, CJ; great nieces, Mollie and Adah Melancon; great nephew Ransly Melancon; and a great uncle, Sydney Bonaventure. Preceded in death by parents, Bonnie Albritton and Hubert Guist; brothers, Hubert Guist Jr. and Daniel Guist. There will be a visitation at Ourso Funeral Home, Gonzales, Friday, May 18, 2012 from 4:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Visitation will resume at the funeral Home Saturday, May 19, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. until service at 12:00 p.m. conducted by Charles “Chuck” Stern. Interment will be in Lusk Cemetery in Gonzales. Pallbearers will be Justin Delatte, Roman Belleu, Todd Alexander, Aaron Polk, Joshua Polk, T.K. Waddell, Toby Ponville, and Brant Kohan. To offer condolences to the family, please visit We love and miss you. One day you’ll kill that big buck (just to make Michael mad). Love always, Glenn, Tonya, CJ and Nicole.


  • Visitation Friday, May 18, 2012
  • Visitation Saturday, May 19, 2012
  • Funeral Service Saturday, May 19, 2012

Mitchell James Guist

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January 28, 2018

Joel Gibbs

August 18, 2017

The show hasn't been the same without you Mithell. Glen i know it has to be hard for you.

Lisa Finney

March 17, 2017

Its hard to believe that its been 5 years, I'm a big fan of the show. I miss not seeing you with your brother. RIP

Ron Branham

April 19, 2016

The boys made the show. Haven't watched it since Mitchell's death. Death came way to early. Best of luck to Glen. those two boys were not only good for the show, but I met were solid citizens also. RIP Mitchell.

Darla Hooper

April 11, 2016

Gone but not forgotten Mitchell Guist.....I hope your doing okay Glenn, my family watch yalls yall..

martin keogh

April 5, 2016

hi mitchhell you are sorely missed by a nation of people who watch swamp people you and your brother glenn were a fantastic pair and excellent fishermen together hope your doing plenty of fishing in heaven mitchell rest peacefully regards martin and family from ireland

Kathy hartje

April 4, 2016

Mr. Mitchell I'm so very sorry! You're greatly missed by all! I loved the way you n your brother Mr. Glenn interacted! I miss it! Rip friend! I loved seeing you 2 on Swamp People! Love n Peace to all!

July 2, 2015


Betty Clark

June 16, 2014

Will always miss you Mitch!!!!!!!!Was Blessed to have know you!! Betty

Joshua F.

June 13, 2014

You are hereo to us all that live in the swamp,I am so glad I had the honor of meeting you and leaning from you.Thank you for the wonderful memories.