Gerald David Deslatte

April 14, 1952June 28, 2022
Obituary of Gerald David Deslatte
Gerald David Deslatte, a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother and friend to many, passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2022. He was 70 years old at his passing. Gerald was born on April 14, 1952 in New Iberia to the late Albert and Lorena Romero Deslatte, Sr. and was the youngest of six boys to that union. He served his country honorably in the US Navy during the Vietnam Era. He was employed as an electrician in the oilfield, electrician with SLEMCO and an Electrical Technical Support Specialist with IRBY. As an all around Handyman, Gerald could do anything with his hands and enjoyed staying busy. He will always be remembered as a man who loved and cherished his family dearly. Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 43 years, Lou Henegar Deslatte, two daughters, Shawna Conner and husband Adam; Wyndi Mathews and husband Kevin; three sons, Edmond Deslatte and wife Sharon; John H. Perdue, III and James H. Perdue; sixteen grandchilden and fifteen great grandchildren. Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by five brothers, Reynold, Albert, Jr., George, Rogers and Raymond Deslatte. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, July 2, 2022 at 11:30 am at Evangeline Funeral Home. Pastor Jeremy Babb with Highland Baptist Church will officiate. Following the services he will be laid to rest at Holy Family Cemetery with Full Military Honors. A gathering of family and friends will be held on Saturday, July 2, 2022 at Evangeline Funeral Home from 10:00 am until 11:30 am. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. To view the on-line obituary, view the video presentation and sign the online guest register, please visit Evangeline Funeral Home of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.

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  • Lou Henegar Deslatte Loving wife
  • Edmond Deslatte (Sharon) Son
  • John H. Perdue, III Son
  • James H. Perdue Son
  • Shawna Conner (Adam) Daughter
  • Wyndi Mathews (Kevin) Daughter
  • Albert & Lorena Romero Deslatte, Jr. Parents (deceased)
  • Reynold Deslatte Brother (deceased)
  • Albert Delsatte, Jr. Brother (deceased)
  • George Deslatte Brother (deceased)
  • Rogers Deslatte Brother (deceased)
  • Raymond Deslatte Brother (deceased)
  • Mr. Deslatte is also survived by sixteen grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren.

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Saturday, July 02, 2022


Saturday, July 02, 2022

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