(September 17, 1952 - May 29, 2010)
A devoted son, and loving brother and uncle who is now in the presence of the Lord, Darrell James Ducote passed away peacefully at University Medical Center in Lafayette on Saturday, May 29, 2010. He was 57 years old. A native of Avoyelles Parish and lifelong resident of the community known as Bayhills, Darrell will be best remembered as a quiet man with a passion for farming and a love for family, friends and God above all else. He was preceded in death by his father, Harold Ducote, He is survived by his mother, Mary Jane Ducote of Bayhills; two sisters, Brenda Lemoine and husband, Frank, of Moreauville and Rhonda Coco and husband, Patrick, of Bayhills; one nephew, Blake Lemoine and son, Loki, of Lafayette and two nieces, Katie Lemoine of Moreauville and Danyelle Coco of Bayhills. Visitation will be at Melancon Funeral Home, Bunkie on Sunday, May 30, 2010 from 5 pm - 9 pm with a Christian Wake Service at 6 pm and on Monday, May 31, 2010 from 8 am - 10:30 am. A Mass of Christian Burial is scheduled for 11:00 am, Monday, May 31, 2010 at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church with Fr. Edwin Rodriguez officiating. Entombment will be in the St. Alphonsus Mausoleum under the direction of Melancon Funeral Home, Bunkie. Please view the video and share sympathies, memories and condolences at www.melanconfunerals.com.
Source: Melancon Funeral Home website, May 30, 2010