Levy ‘Buddy’ Roy

June 15, 1926 — May 20, 2013

A Mass of Christian burial will be held Thursday, May 23, 2013, at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Patterson for Mr. Levy “Buddy” Roy, 86, a native of Cottonport and a longtime resident of Patterson, who passed away Monday, May 20, 2013, at 2:15 a.m. at Teche Regional Medical Center.

The Rev. Gerald Burns will be the celebrant for the Mass, with the Rev. Angelo Cremaldi as co-celebrant. Burial will follow in the St. Joseph Cemetery with military honors provided by the East St. Mary Veteran’s Funeral Squad.

Mr. Buddy is survived by his wife of 43 years, Iris Brassett Roy of Patterson; three sons, Dieter Roy and his wife, Stephanie, of Baton Rouge, Carl Dugas and his wife, Angel, of Madisonville and Travis Roy and his wife, Tiffany, of Madisonville; two daughters, Cindy Roy Cloutier and her husband, Charles, of Franklin and Cindy Dugas Bundy and her husband, Billy, of Houma; two sisters, Margie Roy St. Romain of Bayou Vista and Leona Roy Smith of Patterson; 10 grandchildren, Detrice Smither, Dana, Logan and Hunter Dugas, Austin, Alexis and Aiden Roy, Ryan and Taylor Jennings, and Ashley Jennings Businelle; and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Blume Roy and Thelma Jeansonne Roy Brassett.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Wednesday, May 22, at Ibert’s Mortuary in Patterson from 6 to 9 p.m. with the rosary being prayed at 8 p.m. Visiting will continue Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Patterson from 9 a.m. until Mass time at 11 a.m.

Serving as pallbearers will be Ryan Jennings, Taylor Jennings, Logan Dugas, Hunter Dugas, Austin Roy, Aiden Roy and Paul Businelle.

In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions be made in Mr. Buddy’s name to the St. Joseph Catholic Church for their Life Teen program, P.O. Box 219, Patterson, LA 70392.

Family and friends may view the obituary and express their condolences online by visiting www.iberts.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert’s Mortuary Inc., 1111 Lia St., Patterson, 985-395-7873.

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