Picard,  Purvis John

Picard, Purvis John

Male 1934 - 2020  (86 years)

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  • Name Picard, Purvis John  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Born 3 Jan 1934  Delcambre, Iberia, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Jun 2020  Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Obituary 24 Jun 2020  New Iberia, Iberia, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Pellerin Funeral Home 
    • A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 am on Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at Nativity of Our Lady Catholic Church in New Iberia for Purvis John Picard, 86, who passed away on Saturday, June 20, 2020, in Lafayette.

      Interment will follow in Holy Family Cemetery. Military honors will be provided by the Acadiana Veterans Honor Guard.

      Msgr. Robert Romero will be the Celebrant.

      A gathering of family and friends will at Pellerin Funeral Home in New Iberia from 3:00 pm until 9:00 pm on Tuesday, and will continue on Wednesday from 8:00 am until 9:45 am.

      A rosary, led by the Men's Rosary Group, will be prayed at 7:00 pm on Tuesday.

      A resident of New Iberia, Purvis John Picard was born in Delcambre, LA on January 3, 1934 to the late Beo Picard and Lillian Lopez Picard Romero. After high school, he joined the Louisiana National Guard for three years, then proudly served our country in the United States Army from 1954-1957. After he was honorably discharged from the Army, he worked at Himel Motor Supply for 10 years, then finished his career working in the oilfield for over 26 years. Mr. Picard loved fishing and hunting, and he was an avid fan of the LSU Tigers, New Orleans Saints, Houston Astros, Texas Rangers and Atlanta Braves. He will be deeply missed.

      Mr. Picard is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Elmae Belaire Picard; sons, Robert John Picard and wife Cynthia V. Picard of New Iberia, and Ted James Picard and wife Renea Holmes Picard of Youngsville; sisters, Louise Domingues and husband Pat, and Enella Broussard; granddaughter, Nina Picard and boyfriend Jeremy Verret; step grandchildren, Kayla Lemke, Layla Frederick and spouse Derick, Brittny Simon and spouse Jonathan, and Tommy Ransonet III; six step great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

      In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sisters, Earline Pepper Louviere and Evelyn Gary; a brother, Rennis L. Picard; in-laws, Placide and Emma Belaire, sister-in-law, Gerry H. Picard, and brothers-in-law, Melvert Pepper, Oswald Louviere,Eldridge "T-Bruce" Broussard, and Eddie Gary.

      Pallbearers will be Ryan Picard, Richard Gary, Timmy Broussard, Tarance Landry, Chris Louviere, and Randy Picard.

      Honorary pallbearers will be Robert John Picard, Ted James Picard, Billy Landry, Bob Champagne, Cannon Aucoin, and Scott Louviere.

      Pellerin Funeral Home, 502 Jefferson Terrace Blvd., New Iberia, LA 70560, (337-365-3331) is in charge of arrangements.
    Reference Number 78693 
    Find A Grave Link https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/152207864 
    Find A Grave Memorial # 152207864 
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    Buried 24 Jun 2020  New Iberia, Iberia, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Holy Family Cemetery & Mausoleum
    2807 Curtis Lane
    New Iberia, Louisiana 70563
    Person ID I78693  Our Family 2021
    Last Modified 17 Apr 2021 

    Father Picard, Beo Louis,   b. 22 Oct 1912, , , Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1944, , Iberia Parish, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Mother Lopez, Lillian,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 27 Jan 1932 
    Family ID F28617  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Belaire, Elmae 
     1. Picard, Robert John
     2. Picard, Ted James
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2018 15:08:00 
    Family ID F29243  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Purvis John Picard

  • Sources 
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    4. [S112] Pellerin Funeral Homes, Pellerin Funeral Homes, ((http://www.pellerinfuneralhome.com/)), accessed 25 Jun 2020), Entry for Purvis John Picard; https://www.pellerinfuneralhome.com/obituaries/Purvis-John-Picard?obId=15133275#/obituaryInfo. (Reliability: 3), 25 Jun 2020.

    5. [S508] Cypress Funeral Home, Cypress Funeral Home, ((www.cypressfunerals.com)), accessed 04 Jan 2021), Entry for Louise Picard; https://www.cypressfunerals.com/obituaries/Louise-Domingues/#!/Obituary. (Reliability: 3), 4 Jan 2021.

    6. [S164] David Funeral Homes, David Funeral Homes, ((http://www.davidfuneralhome.org/sitemaker/sites/DAVIDF1/?page=index)), accessed 17 Apr 2021), Entry for Patrick Domingues; https://www.davidfuneralhome.org/obituary/patrick-pat-domingues. (Reliability: 3), 17 Apr 2021.