James Burton "Burt" Firmin
1942 - 2020
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James Burton Firmin gained his wings on March 28, 2020 at 7:00 pm at the age of 77. Funeral services entrusted to Wilbert Funeral Home in Port Allen. Family will have private graveside services in Lakeland, Louisiana. A memorial service will be held for celebration of life for friends and extended family at a later date. He was a US Army Veteran and retired after 36 years of service from Copolymer Rubber and Chemical Corporation. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved the outdoors especially at his camp at Belle River. Left to carry on his memory, the love of his life, his wife, of 56 years Mary Lee Ribera Firmin; daughter, Sheila David (Blaine); son, Randy Firmin (Linda); 8 grandchildren, Tiffany Boudreaux, Richie Bercegeay (Kaci), Ryan, Rebecca, Rhett, Renee, Reid and Ryker Firmin; and a special niece Maegan Sonnier; 4 great-grandchildren, Skylar Boudreaux, Kaden, Wesley, and Coy Bercegeay; sisters, Leslie Jeansonne (Gerard) and Brenda Savage; brother, Russell Firmin; sister-in-law, Rachel Firmin; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by parents, Wilbert "LoLo" and Anna Mae Firmin; and brother, Martin Firmin. Please visit www.wilbertservices.com to leave memories for the family.

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Published in The Advocate from Mar. 29 to Mar. 30, 2020.
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5 entries
March 31, 2020
Sending lots of love and prayers
Brittni Firmin Platt
March 31, 2020
sorry for your lost mary, we know he will be well missed !
scott & maria smith
March 30, 2020
offering prayers for a fallen Soldier.
Barry Jarreau
March 30, 2020
Aunt mable talked so much about her son, Burt.I'm so sorry for your loss. Prayers for the families. God bless each of you. Burt, you are with your loving mom.
Rita Beauregard
March 29, 2020
The entire staff at Wilbert Funeral Service expresses our sincere condolences. May your heart soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times spent together as you celebrate a life well lived!
The Staff of Wilbert Funeral Home
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