Irby Joseph Petit III

October 27, 1970January 20, 2018

Irby Joseph Petit, III entered into eternal rest on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at his home in Metairie, Louisiana. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana on October 27, 1970, Irby leaves behind his partners; Aaron Maggie and Luis Estrada and special pets, Foxy and Buddy. His is also survived by his parents; Ricky and Cathy Troxler; sister, Cami Troxler, brother; Ryder Troxler (Meghan), niece; Haven Troxler, Father-in-law; Gary Maggie, mother-in-law & father-in-law; Stella and Leonard Troxler, many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. He is preceded in death by his father; Irby Joseph Petit, Jr., grandparents; Dalvin and Dolores Robert, AnnaLee and Irby Petit, Sr. and Stella Troxler. Family and friends are invited to attend a celebration of his life on Thursday, February 8 2018 at Destrehan Plantation Mule Barn, 13034 River Road, Destrehan Louisiana from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm. Westside Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, 5101 Westbank Expy., Marrero, LA was in charge of the arrangements. Express condolences at


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Mickey Hebert

February 12, 2018

My Sweet Friend your Journey was of Grace , gentle soul , who new no strangers..You always brought me peaceful energy. You never complained I love how you love ... So I leave you to the angles ! Personally, I can not just say goodbye I know you will be watching over all of us ... Oh Don't Forget ! To get a Haircut and Beard trim! I know a few up there that could do you well... That Bridge you see is for you ! Till we meet again. Love Mickey

Anissa Wornner-Miller

February 6, 2018

I Worked with Irby at Project Lazarus such a sweet guy !!!!! Anissa Wornner-Miller

February 5, 2018

Our Heavenly Father knows the sorrow we feel when a loved one falls asleep in death. He will help you endure those difficult days. I am truly sorry for your loss. Matthew 5:4.

Diane Troxler Wright

February 4, 2018

Cathy, Ricky,Ryder and Cami I am deeply sorry for the loss of your son and brother. May God watch over your family at this time of sorrow.

Tammy Frazier-Speckman

January 25, 2018

My deepest condolences to the family. He was a great person who had a kind heart.