Hixson Welsh


Rodney James Trahan

August 11, 1965June 2, 2021

Rodney James Trahan, age 55, of Welsh, Louisiana passed away on Wednesday, June 2, 2021. Rodney was born August 11, 1965 to Rodney L. Trahan and Bonnie Hardy Trahan.

Rodney was a lifelong resident of Welsh where he was a parishioner of Our Lady of Seven Dolors Catholic Church. He had a love for the outdoors, especially when it came to going fishing or camping. Rodney will be remembered for his love of helping any and everyone he possibly could.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 13 years, Carla Trahan of Welsh; mother, Bonnie Hardy Trahan of Welsh; sisters, Pam Trahan and Paula Clark and husband Tim both of Welsh; numerous nieces nephews, great nieces and nephews, and his dog, Frankie.

He is preceded in death by his father, Rodney L. Trahan; maternal and paternal grandparents.

Visitation will be held at Hixson Funeral Home of Welsh on Saturday, June 5, 2021 beginning at 10:00 a.m. with a rosary to be prayed at 10:30 a.m. until the procession leaves for the church at 11:45 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Our Lady of Seven Dolors Catholic Church at 12:00 p.m. Burial will be immediately following at Oaklawn Cemetery. Rev. Alan Trouille will officiate at the services. Pallbearers will be Paul Trahan, Shannon Trahan, Tim Clark, Scott Claverie, Chad Daigle, Aaron Sonnier.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Trahan family.


  • Visitation

    Saturday, June 5, 2021

  • Rosary

    Saturday, June 5, 2021

  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Saturday, June 5, 2021


Rodney James Trahan

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Jerry Morrison

June 4, 2021

I would like to express my deepest condolences to Rodney's wife and the family. Rodney loved his work family and cared for everyone of his co-workers. Rodney will be missed by myself and many others.

Joseph Moldoon

June 4, 2021

He was a great man.Always helping people out.He will be miss by everyone in Welsh.Rest On Peace my friend.Praying for the family

John Hoffpauir

June 3, 2021

Pam, I am so sorry to read about your brother's passing. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Laurie Ogea

June 3, 2021

Mine and I are so very sorry to hear about Rodney, such a great guy. Our hearts ache for all of you. Our love and prayers are with you all. Mike and Laurie Ogea