A Mass of Christian Burial for Kent J. Juneau will be held at , Wednesday at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church,
be held at Hixson-Ducote Funeral Home from
Kent J. Juneau
was born on
He is a 1961
1964, he married Gail Riche Juneau and began a long career with Hixson Brothers
Funeral Home, where he served many families with loving care and respect for
over forty-five years in the
He is the father
of two children, Richard Juneau of Bunkie and his wife, Janelle Vidrine Juneau,
and Jill Juneau Tassin of Bunkie and her husband, Patrick John Tassin. He is the
loving grandfather of three grandchildren, Patrick Hayden Tassin, Ellie
Katherine Tassin and Will Joseph Tassin.
Kent is also
survived by one brother, Raynor Juneau of Bunkie, and his mother-in-law, Freda
Descant Riche of Bunkie; uncles, Ned Juneau of Haughton, Carl Juneau of El Paso,
Texas, and Reed Chenevert of Marksville.
He was preceded
in death by his sister, Juelie Juneau Daigre, paternal grandparents, Emile
Juneau and Eva Fuqua Juneau; maternal grandparents, Rushing Chenevert and
Lillian Turner Chenevert.
served as President of Marksville Quarterback Club and President of Marksville
Chapter of the Louisiana State Jaycees, a member of the Bunkie Rotary Club;
member of St. Anthony Council of Knights of Columbus, parishioner of St. Anthony
Catholic Church, where he serves as a Eucharistic Lay Minister, and member of
Louisiana State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors.
enjoyed woodworking where through the years he designed and crafted many items
of furniture for family and friends, the game of golf with his son and golf
buddies, LSU football and baseball games, but received the most joy and pleasure
from attending and watching football, baseball, softball basketball and
cheerleading activities of his three grandchildren at St. Anthony Catholic
School and Bunkie High School.
be Richard Juneau, Patrick John Tassin, Patrick Hayden Tassin, Will Joseph
Tassin, Jon Craig Riche and Charles Earnest.
pallbearers will include officers and staff of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home.
expresses their gratitude to
In lieu of flowers, the family
requests that donations be made to the St. Jude’s Children’s