LOUIS J. BENOIT II
Dec. 11, 1964 ~ July 31, 2014
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Monday, August 4, 2014, at 11 a.m., at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Baldwin for Louis J. Benoit II, 49, a native of New Iberia and a lifelong resident of Baldwin, who passed away unexpectedly Thursday, July 31, 2014 at his home. Fr. Gregory Cormier will officiate the service. A gathering of family and friends will be held Sunday, August 3, 2014, at Ibert’s Mortuary in Franklin from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m., with the rosary being prayed at 7 p.m. Visitation will resume Monday at 10 a.m., at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church. Following the funeral services, in keeping with Louis’ wishes, he will be cremated, with a private inurnment held at a later date.
Serving as pallbearers will be Louis J. Benoit III, Reginald Case Jr., Donnie Chauvin, Lester Romero, Jason Greene, Ronnie Ardeneaux, Larry Gaudet Jr., Shawn Landry and Kent Hebert.
Louis loved to hunt, fish, and cook and enjoyed spending time at the camp. He was also a gun and knife enthusiast, but his greatest passion in life was his family and friends.
Survivors include his wife of 26 years, Regina Case Benoit; three children, Amber Benoit, Amanda Romero and her husband, Lester “Wiggles” and Louis J. Benoit III; two grandchildren; Dondrick Benoit and Ali Romero; three sisters, Julia Martin and her husband, Kippy; Gwen Vice and her husband, Steve; and Paulette Chauvin and her husband, Donnie; one brother-in-law, Reginald Case Jr. and his wife, Tricia; as well as his godmother; and numerous nieces, nephews, and god-children.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Louis J. Benoit I and Juanita Abshire Benoit; three siblings, Roberta Hebert, Robert Dartez and Margaret Lachney; and his mother-in-law, Sandra Sinitiere Case.
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., of Franklin.