John B. "J.B." Richard
Entombment will be in Sts. Peter & Paul Mausoleum.
Reverend Thomas Voorhies, Pastor of Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, will be the Celebrant of the Mass and will conduct the funeral services. Lectors will be Robert Richard and Zachary Richard. Giftbearers will be his granddaughters, Kim Roy, Shelly Emanis, Cassie Blair, Tara Kennedy, Jill Boudreaux and Amy Claire Boudreaux. Naomi Broussard, organist and soloist, will sing for the services, "I Can Only Imagine", "Amazing Grace", "I Have Loved You", "On Eagles' Wings", and "The Old Rugged Cross". Donald Richard will give the Eulogy.
Survivors include four sons, John Richard and his wife Dolores of Scott, Thomas Richard and his wife Brenda of Scott, Donald E. Richard and his wife Karla of Scott and Byron Richard and partner Tim Streff of Houston, TX; three daughters, Elizabeth Anne Credeur and her husband Allen of Scott, Helen Kennedy and her husband Larry of Scott and Camille Ruth Boudreaux and her husband Shane of Carencro; fifteen grandchildren, David Richard, Jan-Scott Richard, Jared Richard, Benjamin Richard, Kim Roy, Kevin Credeur, Kory Credeur, Shelly Emanis, Cassie Blair, Kyle Kennedy, Tara Kennedy, Logan Richard, Grant Maxwell, Jill Boudreaux and Amy Claire Boudreaux; and eighteen great grandchildren, Jake Richard, Aidan Scott Richard, Addison Scott Richard, Jacob Judice, Emily Emanis, Meghan Emanis, Will Emanis, Grace Blair, Jack Blair, Chris Roy, Nick Roy, Alex Credeur, Kaylee Credeur, Kollin Credeur, Kolby Broussard, Cameron Kennedy, Avery Kennedy and Peyton Boudreaux.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 67 years Cecile Ruth Begnaud Richard; his parents, Feregus and Sarah Sonnier Richard; three brothers, Valex, Zachary and Eddie; and three sisters, Maria, Martha and Nola.
John B. (J.B.)
Richard was born on January 10, 1920 in Scott, La and resided in Scott
all his life. He and his wife, Ruth, raised their 7 children with love
and respect. J. B. served in the U. S. Air Force, earning rank of Master
Sergeant, serving both state-side and in the Philippines from 1940 to
1946. He also played semi-pro baseball, as a pitcher, in the Evangeline
League from 1947 to 1955, earning him the name of "Iron Man."
Pallbearers will be David Richard, Jan Richard, Ben Richard, Jared Richard, Kevin Credeur, Kory Credeur and Kyle Kennedy. Honorary pallbearers will be Chris Roy, Grant Maxwell, Kolby Broussard, Nick Roy, Alex Credeur, Will Emanis, Jack Blair, Aidan-Scott Richard, Jacob Judice, Jake Richard, Cameron Kennedy and Kollin Credeur.
A Rosary will be recited by Sam Kennedy on Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at 7:00 PM in Martin & Castille's SCOTT Location.
The family requests that visitation be observed on Tuesday from 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM and will continue on Wednesday from 8:00 AM until time of services.
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