Lacy A. Marcotte
(March 1, 1935 - November 22, 2014)
Memorial service for Lacy Anthony Marcotte of
Cottonport will be held on
the Church of the Little Flower Catholic Church in Evergreen. Interment will
follow at the St. Maryís No. 2 Cemetery in Cottonport.
Lacy Anthony Marcotte, age 79, passed away on
at the Bailey House in Bunkie. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army. Lacy was a
graduate of ULL with honors, Masterís Degree from
with honors, and a PhD from
advisor for Phi Kappa Theta Fraternity, president of the International
Reading Association, and president of Thibodaux Friends of the Library. Lacy
was a professor and Department Chair in the
He was preceded in death by his parents, Louis & Lenore Marcotte; sisters,
Rita M. Bordelon and Gladys M. Andress; nephew, Greg J. Lemoine.
Those left to cherish his memory are sisters: Illy M. Vigil of Baton Rouge,
Theresa M. Lemoine of Bunkie, and Vera M. Wainwright of Metairie; nephews:
Doug Miller of Baton Rouge, Michael Bordelon of Cottonport, James Lemoine of
Flower Mound, Tx, Richard Lemoine of Pineville, Clint Wainwright of Houston,
Tx, Mark Wainwright of Kenner, and Scott Wainwright of Metairie; nieces:
Chantelle Blankenship of Bunkie, Janie McDonald of Baton Rouge, Glenda Gause
of Houston, Tx, and Janet Barnett of Miramar, Fl.
Footnote by Ed Dugas.
Dr. Marcotte was a 1953 graduate of
This update provided by his nephew, Doug Miller on Dec.2, 2014 He was in the
Army for 4 years, 1960 to 1964 and received an Honorable Discharge with the
rank of E-4(I think). He served as a Chaplinís Assistant for those 4 years.
Doug also indicated that he thought that Lacy served at
1966 until he retired in 1997.
Some comments by Ed Dugas on
The initial hiring date has been confirmed by
in professional organizations, especially those in
Education. While in high school, he was an outstanding trumpet player, guard
on the basketball team (relentless on defense), second baseman on the
softball team and was outstanding in Vocational Agriculture in the areas of
parliamentary procedure and public speaking. One of my friends reminded me
of when Lacy would solo he often played the Carnival of Venice. He could
blow that trumpet. He was my sisterís idol, the model of how things should
be done. On top of all his other activities, he probably had the highest
academic average at EHS and considered by most as the most intelligent
Click here for his entry on the Military Page of
the UL Athletic Network
Click here for Lacy and his 1953 classmates at the 1983 EHS