Raymond Ducote Honored at Surprise 80th
Published July 19, 2008
On Saturday June 7, 2008 Raymond Ducote was honored at the
Evergreen home of his daughter, Julienne Ducote Spencer.
Arriving at their home at the designated time, he and
Amanda were very surprised to find family and friends in
much greater numbers than he had expected. In typical
fashion, he shared the spotlight with Amanda, his wife of 59
hosted the party, including Richard & his wife Joy, Julienne
and her husband Tracy, Wayne and his wife Susan, Joel and
his wife Laura, and Anita Gabriel and her husband Scott. The
10 grandchildren with their spouses or guests were also in
attendance, along with his 4 great grandchildren.
The celebration was hosted as an openhouse in the back yard of Tracy
and Julienne, under the large pecan trees with the neighboring
cattle pasture as a background. All in all it was a joyfull occassion. The
weather was beautiful and 69 guests were in
attendance to participate in the surprise.
pleased and jovial and will always remember this great day.
Footnote: Mr. Ducote was a long-time faculty member at Evergreen
High School and resident of Evergreen.
His Memories Letter is a
most interesting read. Congratulations to him on this special milestone
and for the dedication with which he served the school, the community
and his church.