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Hixson Welsh

412 East South Street, Welsh, LA

OBITUARY

Lawrence Ray Benoit Sr.

December 24, 1940March 15, 2020
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Lawrence R. Benoit Sr., age 79, of Welsh, Louisiana passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2020. Lawrence was born December 24, 1940 to Eloi and Mimae Benoit.

Lawrence was born in Thornwell, LA and lived in Welsh, LA where he was a member of Our Lady of Seven Dolors Catholic Church. He was a Veteran of the United States Army, retired as a car hauler and also a jack of all trades with many jobs.

Lawrence is preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Michelle Adcock; and brother A.J. Benoit.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Rose Benoit of 57 years; son, Lawrence Benoit Jr. and wife Donna Benoit of Welsh, LA; son, Shane Benoit and wife Rachael Benoit of Welsh, LA; son, Christopher Benoit and wife Danielle Benoit of Welsh, LA; stepson, Brandon May; daughter, Sharon Onken and husband Shannon Onken of Welsh, LA; daughter, Kristy Curlee and husband Shane Curlee of Roanoke, LA; stepdaughter, Marlee May; brother, Jimmy Benoit of Lake Arthur, LA; brother, Edgar Benoit of Lacassine, LA; brother, Michael Benoit; sister, Gloria Ardoin of Jennings, LA; 16 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 4pm until 9pm with a rosary at 6pm, Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at Hixson Funeral Home in Welsh, LA and will resume Wednesday at 8am until time of service. Graveside Services will be at 10am, Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at Oaklawn Cemetery. Reverend Alan Trouville will officiate. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Rose Benoit of 57 years; son, Lawrence Benoit Jr. and wife Donna Benoit of Welsh, LA; son, Shane Benoit and wife Rachael Benoit of Welsh, LA; son, Christopher Benoit and wife Danielle Benoit of Welsh, LA; daughter, Sharon Onken and husband Shannon Onken of Welsh, LA; daughter, Kristy Curlee and husband Shane Curlee of Roanoke, LA; brother, Jimmy Benoit of Lake Arthur, LA; brother, Edgar Benoit of Lacassine, LA; brother, Michael Benoit; sister, Gloria Ardoin of Jennings, LA; 14 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.


    Lawrence is preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Michelle Adcock; and brother A.J. Benoit.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, March 17, 2020
  • Visitation Wednesday, March 18, 2020
  • Graveside Service Wednesday, March 18, 2020

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baverly (brud) comeaux

March 17, 2020

may he rest in peace with god speed.when we were going up we had lots of fun in Roanoke,walking down hwy 90 all the way to jennings to the strand theatre hoping to get a ride back after the movie.ate alot of water mellon.

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Biography

Lawrence R. Benoit Sr., age 79, of Welsh, Louisiana passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2020. Lawrence was born December 24, 1940 to Eloi and Mimae Benoit.

Lawrence was born in Thornwell, LA and lived in Welsh, LA where he was a member of Our Lady of Seven Dolors Catholic Church. He was a Veteran of the United States Army, retired as a car hauler and also a jack of all trades with many jobs.

Lawrence is preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Michelle Adcock; and brother A.J. Benoit.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Rose Benoit of 57 years; son, Lawrence Benoit Jr. and wife Donna Benoit of Welsh, LA; son, Shane Benoit and wife Rachael Benoit of Welsh, LA; son, Christopher Benoit and wife Danielle Benoit of Welsh, LA; daughter, Sharon Onken and husband Shannon Onken of Welsh, LA; daughter, Kristy Curlee and husband Shane Curlee of Roanoke, LA; brother, Jimmy Benoit of Lake Arthur, LA; brother, Edgar Benoit of Lacassine, LA; brother, Michael Benoit; sister, Gloria Ardoin of Jennings, LA; 16 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 4pm until 9pm with a rosary at 6pm, Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at Hixson Funeral Home in Welsh, LA and will resume Wednesday at 8am until time of service. Graveside Services will be at 10am, Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at Oaklawn Cemetery. Reverend Alan Trouville will officiate. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com.