Armand Edward Myers Sr.
July 19, 1933 – June 8, 2019
NEW IBERIA – A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted for Armand Edward Myers, Sr. age 85, at 10:00 am on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church with Fr. Korey Lavergne officiating. Interment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery with military honors by the Iberia Veteran’s Honor Guard.
Visitation will be held from 3:00 pm until 9:00 pm on Tuesday with a Rosary being led by the Men’s Rosary Group at 7:00 pm. The funeral home will reopen at 8:00 am on Wednesday until service time.
A native of Lydia and resident of New Iberia, Mr. Armand passed away on Saturday, June 08, 2019, with his family by his side.
Born on July 19, 1933, to the late Maurice and Laura Dupuy Myers, Armand was one of 5 children. Armand proudly served his country in the United States Airforce during the Korean War and was honorably discharged on January 6, 1956. During his time in service, he was stationed in France and received the National Defense Service Medal. After his discharge from the Airforce, Armand worked as a truck driver for National Welding Supply for many years until his retirement in 1998. In 1952, Armand married the love of his life, Elma Gary, and started a family in New Iberia. They were married for 60 years until Mrs. Elma’s passing in 2013. Armand was a loving father and grandfather who enjoyed spending time with his family. In his free time, he would often hunt for rabbit and deer with his son and sons-in-law or trawl for shrimp in his boat, the Cheri Renee, on the Vermilion Bay. He will be truly and deeply missed by all those who knew and loved him.
He is survived by his four children, Patsy Arceneaux, Pamela Romero and husband Barry, Sheila Thompson, and Armand Myers, Jr. and wife Cindy all of New Iberia; nine grandchildren, Donald Arceneaux, Jr. and wife Kelly, Angela Arceneaux, Brandi Arceneaux, Cheri Romero, Leah Peltier and husband Jeff, Jeremy Romero and wife Marsha, Shannon Myers, Trey Myers and wife April and Rickie Myers; twenty one great grandchildren; and three great great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Elma Gary Myers; sons, Rickie Myers and Roland Myers; parents, Maurice and Laura Dupuy Myers; brothers, Stanley Myers, Dalton “Joe” Myers, and Robert Myers; sister, Julia Patterson; and son-in-law, Donald Arceneaux, Sr.
Pallbearers will be Donald Arceneaux, Jr., Jeremy Romero, Shannon Myers, Trey Myers, Rickie Myers, and Jason Arceneaux.
The family would like to extend special thanks to Armand’s daughter and caregiver, Patsy Arceneaux, for her love, dedication, and care. Thanks also to Ms. Jennifer Snoddy, the staff of Hope Hospice, and Dr. Paul Gulotta.
To view on-line obituary, video tribute and sign the guest register, please visit www.evangelinefuneralhome.com.
Evangeline Funeral Home of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.
- Elma Gary Myers, Wife (deceased)
- Armand Myers Jr. & wife Cindy, Son
- Patsy M. Arceneaux, Daughter
- Pamela M. Romero & husband Barry, Daughter
- Sheila Thompson, Daughter
- Roland Myers, Son (deceased)
- Rickie Myers, Son (deceased)
- Donald Arceneaux Jr., Grandchild
- Angela Arceneaux, Grandchild
- Cheri Romero, Grandchild
- Jeremy Romero, Grandchild
- Brandi Arceneaux, Grandchild
- Leah Peltier, Grandchild
- Shannon Myers, Grandchild
- Trey Myers, Grandchild
- Rickie Myers, Grandchild
- Maurice Myers, Father (deceased)
- Laura Dupuy Myers, Mother (deceased)
- Robert Myers, Brother (deceased)
- Dalton "Joe" Myers, Brother (deceased)
- Stanley Myers, Brother (deceased)
- Julia M. Patterson, Sister (deceased)
- Donald Arceneaux Sr., Son-in-law (deceased)
- Mr. Armand also leaves behind to cherish his memory 21 great grandchildren; and 3 great great grandchildren.
- Donald Arceneaux, Jr.
- Jeremy Romero
- Shannon Myers
- Trey Myers
- Rickie Myers
- Jason Arceneaux
- Visitation Tuesday, June 11, 2019
- Rosary Tuesday, June 11, 2019
- Visitation Wednesday, June 12, 2019
- A Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Armand Edward Myers Sr.
Hope Healthcare and Hospice Hope Healthcare and Hospice
July 22, 2019
We would like to express our sincere condolences on the passing of Mr. Armand. Within our thoughts and prayers to family and friends during this difficult time.We hope that the passage of time will help ease your sadness and leave you with happy memories,In the meantime we send healing thoughts and support your way sincerely Hope Healthcare and Hospice
June 12, 2019
So sorry for y'all loss. R.I. P. Armand.
Mike & Mavis Langlinais
June 12, 2019
Pam, Sheila and Junior. Mavis $ I are so saddened to here about your Dads passing. I remember a lot of good times we had with him when we lived next door to y’all. Your Dad was a happy go lucky hard working man . My prayers go out to y’all and may God give him Eternal life with your Mom and Ricky . We love y’all
June 11, 2019
Junior, So sorry to hear about the passing of your Dad...he was always so nice to me! Thinking of you and your family in this difficult time....know he is resting easy now!
Vicky L Bonin
June 10, 2019
Our thoughts and prayers for Mr Armand’s family. We have good memories of his visits with our family. God Bless all of you.
Vicky L and Johnny Bonin
Sherrie & Paul Resweber
June 10, 2019
We are sorry to hear of the passing of your Dad. We are praying for you & your family. May your Dad Rest In Peace🙏