J. E. Hixson & Sons


John Paul Duplechain

June 3, 1954November 11, 2020

John Paul Duplechain, 66, of Lake Charles, passed away on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at his residence. He was born to his late parents, Kenneth and Sarah Duplechain on June 3, 1954 in Lake Charles. He was a collector of rare items and loved to hunt and fish. John loved riding his motorcycle and enjoyed spending time with his family. He loved his community and cared deeply for it, especially during the last two hurricanes, Laura and Delta.

He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Marlene Duplechain; one son, John Benjamin Duplechain and wife Racheal of Houston, TX; two daughters, Heather Cooley and husband David of Lake Charles, Alysia Sherrod and husband Matthew of Mooresville, NC; one brother, Kenny David Duplechain of Lake Charles; one sister, Karen Duplechain of Sulphur; six grandchildren, Daison Cooley, Devan Cooley, Alexzander Sherrod, Augusta Cooley, Ayden Sherrod, and Zachary Monceaux; along with one great grandson, Conner Cooley.

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Debra (Duplechain)Thompson

November 20, 2020

I have fond memories of John at family gatherings when we were young cousins playing at my house and other relatives' houses, but I especially cherish those fun memories at our grandparents' house at Easter and Christmas. Those memories of John from the 50's and 60's sharing family time together will forever warm my heart. Praying for his family as they grieve his loss.

Russell Duplechain

November 18, 2020

I'm so sorry for to here about about John passing. Randall call me and let me know. I wanted to come into Lake Charles for the Funeral but the new paper article said please just post memory.
I remember the good times when we were young hanging at our grandmother house on Lake Street playing in the woods. We call the pond in the wood little Germany, built a fort in the woods. Good time with John and Kenny......

Harold Guidry, Jr.

November 15, 2020

I remember John as a good man. He loved his family with all his heart. I pray for those he left behind. I will miss him dearly.