Russell Paul Prince Sr.

March 7, 1936February 23, 2019

NEW IBERIA – Funeral Services will be conducted for Mr. Russell Paul Prince, Sr., age 82, at 1:00 pm Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at Evangeline Funeral Home with Fr. Billy Ruskoski officiating. Interment will follow at Beau Pre Mausoleum.

Visitation will be held from 8:30 am on Wednesday until time of service at the funeral home.

A native of Louisa, LA and resident of Lydia, Mr. Prince passed away at 9:30 am on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at his residence.

Mr. Prince was employed at Crawford Plantation and then Morton Salt at Weeks Island, LA for numerous years. He enjoyed gardening and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Norma Guillotte Prince of Lydia; two sons, Troy Prince of Jennings and Russell Prince, Jr. and fiancé Kate Verret of Jeanerette; three daughters, Tara P. St. Germain and husband Heith of Jeanerette; Tammy P. Cruz and husband Roberto of Lydia and Revah P. Lanie of Patoutville; three brothers, Forrest Prince and wife Sylvia; Larry Prince and David Prince, Jr. all of Lydia; one sister, Joyce P. Adams of Lumberton, TX; twelve grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, David and Revah Doolittle Prince, Sr.; four brothers, U.J. Prince, Arnold Prince, Charles Prince and Raymond Prince and two sisters, Dorothy Trautman and Elaine Falterman.

Pallbearers will be Christian Cruz, Rhett Lanie, Aiden Viator, Heith St. Germain, Reagan Delahoussaye, Trake Verret, Tony Scelfo and Kiptyn St. Germain.

Honorary pallbearers will be Ashtun Delahoussaye, Austun Delahoussaye, Mateo Garza, Nixon Bulliard, Kourtni St. Germain, Karleigh St. Germain, Abigail Verret, Landun Verret, Jennifer Verret, Lyndi Bulliard, Nikki Viator, Krystal Verret, Eric Delcambre, Maria Cruz and Cammie Prince.

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Evangeline Funeral Home of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.


  • Norma Guillotte Prince, Wife
  • Troy Prince, Son
  • Russell Prince, Jr. & Kate, Son
  • Tara St. Germain & Heith, Daughter
  • Tammy Cruz & Roberto, Daughter
  • Revah Lanie, Daughter
  • Forrest Prince & Sylvia, Brother
  • Larry Prince, Brother
  • David Prince, Jr., Brother
  • Joyce Adams, Sister
  • Mr. Prince is also survived by twelve grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

  • Christian Cruz, Active
  • Rhett Lanie, Active
  • Aiden Viator, Active
  • Heith St. Germain, Active
  • Reagan Delahoussaye, Active
  • Trake Verret, Active
  • Tony Scelfo, Active
  • Kipton St. Germain, Active
  • Ashtun Delahoussaye, Honorary
  • Austun Delahoussaye, Honorary
  • Mateo Garza, Honorary
  • Nixon Bulliard, Honorary
  • Kourtni St. Germain, Honorary
  • Karleigh St. Germain, Honorary
  • Abigail Verret, Honorary
  • Landun Verret, Honorary
  • Jennifer Verret, Honorary
  • Lyndi Bulliard, Honorary
  • Nikki Viator, Honorary
  • Krystal Verret, Honorary
  • Eric Delcambre, Honorary
  • Maria Cruz, Honorary
  • Cammie Prince, Honorary


  • Visitation Wednesday, February 27, 2019
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Russell Paul Prince Sr.

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John Berard

February 28, 2019

Your family has my deepest sorry to hear Joyce Adams brother passed away.....I knew Joyce and her husband Wayne and their family.....and remember Elaine who is gone too.....boy the years sure pass by too all will be in my thoughts and prayers......

Tara Stgermain

February 26, 2019

I can remember when I was up at 4 o'clock in the morning feeding one of the kids I could always call him. He would talk to me until they would finish there bottle. That was some of the best talks. He loved his grandkids so much!