On Monday, March 8, 2021, Wilfred (Will) Joseph Louviere, passed away peacefully in Lake Charles, Louisiana.
Wilfred was born on August 26, 1935, in Lacassine, Louisiana, to Pearl and LeRoy Louviere. Upon graduation from high school, Will served in the U. S. Navy until his honorable discharge in 1958 then began a career in the sheet metal trade which lasted for over 41 years. Upon his retirement, he did some World traveling and was blessed to see the holy lands which stood out for him and he spoke of that trip on numerous occasions. Will loved the outdoors whether it was fishing, playing golf or gardening, he was happy just spending time with his family and friends. He was blessed with a job later in life as the courtesy driver for Lake Charles Toyota where he met many friends and co-workers that were like family. He was always happy to go and spend his days with others with a smile on his face.
Will’s greatest gift was his family. He is survived by his sons, Mark Randall Louviere and wife Kellee, Christopher Louviere and wife Nikki, both from Sulphur, Louisiana; grandchildren, Kristin, Ryan, Iain, Taryn, Jagger and Braedon; sister, Jenelle Fruge and husband Don, brother, Otto Joseph and wife JoAnn; and half-sisters, Ellen Harrington and husband Randall, Bernadette Fruge and husband Larry, and Linda Granger and husband Tommy, numerous nieces and nephews as well as his extended family, Johnny, David, Paula and Alex Deshotels and their children whom he loved dearly.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Pearl Granger and LeRoy Louviere, stepmother, Agnes Louviere, and his longtime companion, Jackie Deshotels.
A celebration of Will’s life will be held on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, at Johnson and Brown Funeral Home in Iowa, Louisiana, from 5:00 - 7:00 PM. A memorial service will follow at 7:00 PM in the chapel of Johnson and Brown Funeral Home in Iowa, LA.