OBITUARY

Robert "R.L." Luke Crochet

July 31, 1923January 17, 2023
Obituary of Robert "R.L." Luke Crochet
RYNELLA-A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2023 at 1:30 PM at St. Marcellus Catholic Church for Robert Luke “RL” Crochet, age 99. Fr. James Nguyen will be the celebrant for the services and Fr. Keith Landry will concelebrate. The Mass will be live streamed via Facebook live for those not able to attend in person. Interment will follow at St. Marcellus Mausoleum. The family request visitation be observed on Friday, January 20, 2023 at Evangeline Funeral Home from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm. The Men’s Rosary Group will pray a rosary at 6:30 pm. The funeral home will reopen on Saturday at 10:00 am until 1:00 pm. “R.L.” was born on July 31, 1923 in Jeanerette, LA to the late Clebert and Esme’ Landry Crochet and was one of thirteen children. A Loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother and friend to many. He was a lifelong member of St. Marcellus Catholic Church, a member of the Rotary Club and a wonderful provider for his family. He enjoyed spending time outdoors, cutting grass and yardwork. He and his wife, Joyce were longtime members of the Hoedowners Square Downers Club and avid round dancers and instructors. Left to cherish his memory include his sons, Charles Richard Crochet and wife Pamela J. Crochet of Cheyenne, WY; David Stephen Crochet and his wife Sharon P. Crochet of Tulsa, OK; James Matthew Crochet and his wife Alice P. Crochet of New Iberia; John Michael Crochet and his wife Aimee Crochet of West Fork, AR and Thomas Mark Crochet and his wife Ann Marie M. Crochet of Atlanta, GA; eight grandchildren, Shawn Crochet and Michelle; Jill C. Elwood and Greg; Lindsay Crochet; Adele C. Chauvin and Adam; Quincy Crochet and Elizabeth; Alexander Crochet and Alison; Emma Crochet and Lauren Crochet; nine great grandchildren, Emilie Crochet; Isabelle Crochet; Ashlyn Elwood; Lauren Elwood; Brielyn Crochet; Hudson Crochet; Hadley Chauvin; James Chauvin and Jana Chauvin and one sister, Ruby C. Halbert. Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Aline Joyce Delcambre Crochet; one grandson, Nicholas Luke Crochet; one great grandson, Luke Matthew Crochet and his siblings. Honored to serve as pallbearers are Quincy Crochet, Alexander Crochet, Sid DeRouen, Allen Halbert, Adam Chauvin and Mark Lucas. James Chauvin and Hudson Crochet will be honorary pallbearers. Memorial donations may be made in his name to St. Marcellus Catholic Church-6100 Avery Island Road-New Iberia, LA 70560. To view the online obituary and sign the online guest register, please visit www.evangelinefuneralhome.com Evangeline Funeral Home of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.

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  • FAMILY

  • Charles Richard Crochet (Pamela) Son
  • David Steven Crochet (Sharon) Son
  • James Matthew Crochet (Alice) Son
  • John Michael Crochet (Aimee) Son
  • Thomas Mark Crochet (Ann Marie) Son
  • Shawn Crochet (Michelle) Grandchild
  • Jill C. Elwood (Greg) Grandchild
  • Lindsay Crochet Grandchild
  • Adele C. Chauvin (Adam) Grandchild
  • Quincy Crochet (Elizabeth) Grandchild
  • Alexander Crochet (Alison) Grandchild
  • Emma Crochet Grandchild
  • Lauren Crochet Grandchild
  • Emilie Crochet Great Grandchild
  • Isabelle Crochet Great Grandchild
  • Ashlyn Elwood Great Grandchild
  • Lauren Elwood Great Grandchild
  • Brielyn Crochet Great Grandchild
  • Hudson Crochet Great Grandchild
  • Hadley Crochet Great Grandchild
  • James Chauvin Great Grandchild
  • Jana Chauvin Great Grandchild
  • Ruby C. Halbert Sister
  • Clebert & Esme' Landry Crochet Parents (deceased)
  • Aline Joyce Delcambre Crochet Beloved Wife (deceased)
  • Nicholas Luke Crochet Grandchild (deceased)
  • Luke Matthew Crochet Great Grandchild (deceased)
  • Mr. Crochet is also preceded in death by his siblings.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Quincy Crochet Active
  • Alexander Crochet Active
  • Sid DeRouen Active
  • Allen Halbert Active
  • Mark Lucas Active
  • Adam Chauvin Active
  • James Chauvin Honorary
  • Hudson Crochet Honorary

Past Services

Friday, January 20, 2023

Visitation

Friday, January 20, 2023

Rosary

Saturday, January 21, 2023

Visitation

Saturday, January 21, 2023

Mass of Christian Burial