OBITUARY

Dave Augusta Benoit

August 28, 1930October 8, 2011

OBITUARY OF DAVE A. BENOIT PHOTO

NEW IBERIA – A memorial gathering will be held for Mr. Dave A. Benoit, age 81, who passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 8, 2011 at Iberia Medical Center, with his family at his side.

A gathering of family and friends will be held at Evangeline Funeral Home of New Iberia on Monday from 5:00 pm until 10:00 pm, with the Rosary being recited at 7:00 pm. Interment will be held privately at a later date.

Dave was a veteran of the Army and was stationed at Okinawa during the Korean War. While in the service, he played semi pro baseball and had the opportunity to place with such greats at Yogi Bera and Micky Mantle. His service to his country carried on to the State and New Iberia as he served over 20 years with the Louisiana State Police and ten years after with the New Iberia Police Dept. and Iberia Parish Sheriff Dept.

Dave was an outdoorsman and loved hunting and fishing. But his greatest love was spending time with his family. He adored his grandchildren and great grandchildren and will be missed dearly.

Survivors include his children, Carolyn Benoit Vice and husband Isaac, Randy Benoit and wife Latrelle, and Vickie B. Delahoussaye all of New Iberia, and David A. Benoit and wife Heidi of Coteau; 8 grandchildren, Crystal Bowers, Jennifer Segura, Jarrod and Trevor Benoit, Kristy Bailey, Devin, Emily and Erica “Frissee’et) Benoit; 5 great grandchildren, Trey, London, Ava, Madison and Tyler; his sisters and brothers, Theresa Bourliea of Franklin, Drusilla Bailey of Thibodaux, Leroy Benoit and William Benoit; and sister-in-law, Anna Mae “Wino” Lapointe.

He was preceded in death by his wife Ella Mae “Meme” Benoit; parents, Neville and Louise Hebert Benoit; son, Ricky Benoit; sister, Lois Hebert; and brothers, Louis Benoit and C.J. Benoit.

To view the online obituary and sign the guestbook, please visit www.evangelinefuneral home.com

Evangeline Funeral Home of New Iberia (337) 364-1881 is in charge of arrangements.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, October 10, 2011
  • Rosary Monday, October 10, 2011
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Mary Ann (Kern) Lightfoot

October 12, 2011

Druscilla and entire Benoit family,

Was so sorry to read of your loss. Know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers.

October 12, 2011

THKS TO EVERYONE THAT CAME, SENT PRAYERS,SENT FOOD & GAVE DONATIONS TO DADS FUNERAL. HE WILL BE MISSED BY ALOT OF PEOPLE.HE IS WITH MOM NOW & HES HAPPY THATS ALL THAT COUNTS & THATS WHAT HE ALWAYS SAID HE MISSED HER ALOT.WE HAVE ANOTHER ANGEL UP THERE TO HELP US THREW OUR TIMES DOWN HERE.HE WILL ALWAYS BE WITH US TRUST ME HES NOT GONE.THINGS HAPPEN FOR A REASON.GOD TAKES THINGS TO MAKE U STRONGER & WE WILL ALL BE OK. LUV MY DAD & I WILL MISS HIM VICKIE

Gladys Grow

October 12, 2011

Ya'll have my deepest sympathy.

Lori Aucoin

October 12, 2011

Randy and family
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time your Dad was a sweet man always had a smile when we met him .....May god Bless you at this time Bubba and Lori Aucoin and Family

Barbara Grow

October 12, 2011

Vickie, "We're so sorry to hear of your father's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Love to all of you.

Patrick and Barbara Grow

October 11, 2011

Mr. Dave

I will miss you very much, I hope you know how much I loved you..........My home now has more memories knowing that you were here to help build it. I know you have Ms. Ella with you and I know that is what you wanted. Could not have had a better father-in-law and mother-in-law than you and Ms. Ella............ Love you both................. Trelle

J Don Louviere

October 11, 2011

We want to extend our sympathies to the Benoit family in los of your loved one. May God give you peace and comfort now and in the days ahead.

J. Don Louviere Agency

Charlene Cashat

October 11, 2011

Vickie,Kristi,Maddy so sorry for your loss, my prayers are with you and your family. Love yall with all of my heart. Always remember he doesn't have to suffer anymore. He is with all the angels.

Mike & Gladys Giarratano

October 11, 2011

David and Heidi,
We want ya'll to know... someone remembers, someone cares, your Dad's name is being whispered in many people's prayers. May God carry your family in this next couple days, weeks, months through the dark days and nights. Remember the great times you share with your Dad in your sad times.
RIP DAVE!

Rita Gary Migues & Family

October 11, 2011

We are so sorry for your loss.
You will be in our prayers.