Keith R. Plaisance Sr., 67, native of Lafitte, LA. passed away on January 18, 2014. Beloved companion of Carol Matherne for the past 16 years. A resident of New Llano, LA. since Hurricane Katrina was a retired fisherman. Loving father of Keith R. Plaisance Jr. (Dorothy) and Catherine Plaisance Singdas. Proud Grandfather of Brittany Plaisance, Kayla Plaisance, Alex Plaisance, Grace Singdas, and Emma Plaisance. He was the son of Evelyn Hebert Plaisance and the late Earl Plaisance Sr. Brother of Elodie Plaisance Victoriano (Robert), Rosalind Plaisance, and Earl Plaisance Jr. (Bonnie), Lisa Wildey McCroskey (Randy). He was preceded in death by Parents, Richard Plaisance and Elise Pizani, Sister Stevelyn Wildey and Spouse Shelda Olano Plaisance. He was a veteran of Vietnam War and served in the Army. Also a Member of the American Legion Post 145 in Leesville, LA. Keith was an avid fisherman and hunter. He enjoyed life on the Bayou in Lafitte. The family would like to thank all of you for your prayers and support. Relatives and Friends of the Family are invited to attend the services on Saturday February 8th at St Anthony Church, 2653 Jean Lafitte Blvd, Lafitte, LA. Visitation will begin at 9am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at noon. Interment will follow at VA Cemetery at Fort Polk, LA. The family of Keith Plaisance Sr. wishes to extend our sincere thanks to the New Llano Fire Department, St. Joseph Hospice, and the Alexandria VA Medical Center and Father John Talamo of St. Andrew Parish.
Published in TheAdvocate.com from Feb. 6 to Feb. 7, 2014