Opelousas - Memorial Services for Joseph Darrell Doucet will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 in the Skip Montet Chapel at Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home. Rev. Perry Hubbs will officiate the services. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services in the funeral home.
Mr. Joseph, age 79 and a longtime resident of Opelousas. He passed away on Thursday, May 9, 2019, at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Nursing Home in Opelousas.
Mr. Doucet owned D and P Auto Repair and was a mechanic for over 50 years. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Opelousas. As a pastime, he enjoyed fishing. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Mary Ann Perry Doucet of Opelousas; three sons: Jim R. Doucet of Lenexa, Kansas; Lonnie Doucet and wife, Donna of Bealeton, Virginia; and Scott Doucet and wife, Kristen; one brother, Adam Doucet and wife, Barbara of Church Point; four sisters, Carrie Belleau and husband, Hubert of Chataignier; Evelina Owens of Rayne; Leona Lavergne and husband, Linus of Lafayette; and Eda Daigle of Rayne; and six grandchildren: Sarah Keiper and husband, Matthew; Courtney Eliopolus and husband, Grant; Zachary Doucet, Hannah Doucet, Rachel Doucet, and Caleb Doucet. He also is survived by a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Adam Doucet, Sr. and Lucia Sonnier Doucet; brother, Joseph Harry Doucet, Sr.; and sister, Theresa Benoit.
Family and friends are invited to sign and view the online guestbook at www.lafondardoin.com.
LaFond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Opelousas, 2845 South Union Street, Opelousas, LA 70570 (337-942-2638) has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements