Lester Joseph Richard, 79, a resident of Pierre Part, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012, at Teche Regional Medical Center. Lester enjoyed hunting and fishing. He is survived by his loving wife, Della Mae Oncale Richard; three daughters, Vicky Lynn Richard Leonard, Terry Triche, and Nadine Shrivers; son, Farrell Richard; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Ann Eve Guillot and Flo Landry; and brother, Carol Richard. Preceded in death by his mother, Cecil Richard Dupre; father, Dalbert Richard; and three brothers, Gearld Richard, Nolan Richard and Golen Richard. Pallbearers will be Dorian Leonard, Cody Leonard, Jody Leonard, Jimmy Triche, Ryan Peltier, Risley Triche, Lester Morris Richard, and Huey Hue. Visitation will be held on Sunday, Jan. 29, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Monday, Jan. 30, from 8 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. at Ourso Funeral Home, Pierre Part. Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, Jan. 30, at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, Pierre Part. Entombment to follow in church mausoleum. Condolences can be made at www.oursofhpierrepart.com.
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Published in TheAdvocate.com on Jan. 29, 2012