Dr. Lacy A. Marcotte   
(March 1, 1935 - November 22, 2014)

Memorial service for Lacy Anthony Marcotte of Thibodaux formerly of 
Cottonport will be held on Saturday, December 6, 2014 beginning at 11am at 
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 Saturday, November 22, 2014  
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 Northwestern University  
with honors, and a PhD from University of Georgia with honors. He was an 
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 College of Education at Nichols  
State University
.

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 Evergreen High School and taught at 
Hamilton Laboratory School while on the USL College of Education faculty.
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 Nicholls State from 
1966 until he retired in 1997.

Some comments by Ed Dugas on Dec. 4, 2014 .
The initial hiring date has been confirmed by Nicholls State . He was active 
in professional organizations, especially those in Reading and Teacher 
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 
student.

Click here for his entry on the Military Page of the UL Athletic Network 
http://www.athleticnetwork.net/site.php?pageID=1745


Click here for Lacy and his 1953 classmates at the 1983 EHS Reunion  
http://www.evergreenla.org/PhotoGallery/Reunions/1983/Class_of_1953_at_'83_Reunion_edited.jpg

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