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Hixson-Sulphur Memorial Funeral Home

2051 East Napoleon Street, Sulphur, LA

OBITUARY

William Derouen

January 13, 1928October 9, 2019
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Sulphur- William Derouen, 91, died Wednesday, October 9, 2019, in his residence.

He was a native of New Iberia and had been a resident of Sulphur for the last 70 years. William was a member of Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. He had coached numerous boy's youth basketball and baseball teams as well as men's fast pitch softball teams. He enjoyed bowling, participating in a men's league for 40 years, and was an avid outdoorsman, especially hunting and fishing.

Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Dorothy Monceaux Derouen of Sulphur; his children, Stuart Derouen and wife, Debra of Sulphur, and Steve Derouen and Sandi Drost and husband, Skipper, all of Lake Charles; his sister, Joyce Landry of Lake Charles; ten grandchildren, Melissa Duffy, Blake Derouen, Tatiana Derouen, Ruby Derouen, William Derouen, Lily Jo Derouen, Matthew Derouen, Mallory Derouen, Casey Derouen, and Jessica Peters; and four great-grandchildren, Joslyn Derouen, Chloe Duffy, Lexi Peters, and Cade Peters. He is preceded in death by his parents, Gilbert Derouen and Sylvia Comeaux Derouen; and his siblings, Hannie Delcambre, Kelly Derouen, Francis Derouen, Jacque Derouen, Bessie Ammons, Lula Derouen, John Derouen, Milton Derouen, Ruby Brown, and Gordon Derouen.

His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday, October 14, in Hixson-Sulphur Memorial Funeral Home. Deacon Patrick Lapoint will officiate. Burial will be in Mimosa Pines Cemetery South in Carlyss. Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. Sunday and from 8:30 a.m. until the time of service Monday in the funeral home. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Dorothy Monceaux Derouen, Wife of 68 years
  • Steve Derouen, Son
  • Stuart Derouen and wife Debra, Son
  • Sandi Drost and husband Skipper, Daughter
  • Joyce Landry, Sister
  • Melissa Duffy, Grandchild
  • Blake Derouen, Grandchild
  • Tatiana Derouen, Grandchild
  • Ruby Derouen, Grandchild
  • William Derouen, Grandchild
  • Lily Jo Derouen, Grandchild
  • Matthew Derouen, Grandchild
  • Mallory Derouen, Grandchild
  • Casey Derouen, Grandchild
  • Jessica Peters, Grandchild
  • Joslyn Derouen, Great Grandchild
  • Chloe Duffy, Great Grandchild
  • Lexi Peters, Great Grandchild
  • Cade Peters, Great Grandchild
  • Gilbert and Sylvia Derouen, parents (deceased)
  • Hannie Delcambre, Sibling (deceased)
  • Kelly Derouen, Sibling (deceased)
  • Francis Derouen, Sibling (deceased)
  • Jacque Derouen, Sibling (deceased)
  • Bessie Ammons, Sibling (deceased)
  • Lula Derouen, Sibling (deceased)
  • John Derouen, Sibling (deceased)
  • Milton Derouen, Sibling (deceased)
  • Ruby Brown, Sibling (deceased)
  • Gordon Derouen, Sibling (deceased)
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Blake Derouen, Pallbearer
  • William Derouen, Pallbearer
  • Matthew Derouen, Pallbearer
  • Cade Hernandez, Pallbearer
  • Everett Greenwood, Pallbearer
  • Mike Myers, Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, October 13, 2019
  • Visitation Monday, October 14, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, October 14, 2019

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