Paul Degeyter, Sr, 86, a native of Parks, LA and resident of Cut Off passed away on May 29, 2019.
A visitation will be held at Holy Savior Catholic Church in Lockport on Friday May 31, from 9:00 a.m. until service time. Military Honors will be performed at 10:00 a.m. with Funeral Mass beginning at 11:00 a.m. and burial following in the church cemetery.
Mr. Paul is survived by his son, Rory Degeyter (wife Shawn) of Cut Off; daughter, Honorena Degeyter of North Carolina; 7 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren; 6 sisters, Marella “Flea Bag” Hefner of Lafayette, Cecil Fredrick of St. Martinville, Mary Lou Lasseigne of St. Martinville, Rita D. Domangue of Lafayette, and Mary Claire Castille of St. Martinville; brother, Alfred Degeyter of Lafayette.
Mr. Degeyter was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, Mary Rivet Degeyter; sons, Gil Degeyter and Paul Degeyter, Jr.; great-grandchild, Cameron Baker; parents, Cyriac and Corine Sonnier Degeyter; sisters, Ann D Dugas of New Iberia, and brother, Cyriaque Degeyter III of Arnaudville.
Mr. Paul loved to spend time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren, loved being outdoors and working. He served in the Korean War and was a member of the D.A.V. of Houma and American Legion Post 259.
Samart-Mothe Funeral Home of Cut Off entrusted with arrangements