James Davis Blanchard, 79, was born and raised in Labadieville, LA and a resident of Napoleonville, LA who passed away at 4:00 am on Thursday, February 13, 2014 at Baton Rouge General. He was a retired educator with Assumption Parish School System. A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 from 10:00 am until 12 Noon at St. Anne Catholic Church in Napoleonville, Louisiana. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Myrtle Bergeron Blanchard; his children and their spouses, Angelle and Cliff Robert, Brian and Claire Blanchard, Celeste and Roger Adams; his grandchildren, Ryne, Rebecca and Riley Robert, and Charles and Elise Blanchard. He is also survived by his brother, Lawrence "Al" Blanchard; sisters, Mary Ann Dill, Mamie Braud and Lorraine Barrilleaux. He was proceeded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Ida Clause Blanchard; brother, Irving Blanchard.