GARLAND DEAN HILL SR.

Feb. 23, 1961 ~ Aug. 23, 2012

Memorial services will be held Monday, August 27, 2012, at 11 a.m., at Ibert’s Mortuary for Garland Dean Hill Sr. 51, a native of Hamlin, Texas and a resident of Verdunville for the past 31 years, who passed away Thursday, August 23, 2012, at 1:15 a.m., at his home following a brief battle with cancer.

Garland’s brother-in-law, Brian Keith Walker Sr. will officiate the service.

Garland’s passion in life was his family and his horses. He was a welder from the age of 14, working mostly in the oil industry.

Survivors include his wife of 33 years, Virginia “Tiny” Champagne Hill; their three children, Lacie Virginia Hill Corman and her husband, Sam of Nacogdoches, Texas; Garland Dean Hill Jr. of New Orleans; and Lester Trent Hill of Verdunville; his mother, Linda Thomas Boudreaux of Centerville; his stepfather, Pete Boudreaux and his wife, Ree-Ree, of Verdunville; one sister, Sabria Hill McGuire and her husband, Darrin, of Franklin; one brother, Cordell Boudreaux of Verdunville; one stepbrother, Jason Rip Boudreaux, of Verdunville; one stepsister, Suzanne Lofgren of Oklahoma; his mother-in-law, Jerry Champagne of Nacogdoches, Texas; and four grandchildren, Katie-Rae Corman, Malerie Corman, Zachery Corman, and Rye Michael Hill.

He was preceded in death by his father, Lester Garland Hill; father-in-law, Elby Champagne; two nephews, Brian Keith Walker Jr. and David L. Champagne; as well as his maternal and paternal grandparents.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Monday at Ibert’s Mortuary from 9 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to Hospice Compassus, www.hospicecompassus.com, 302 La Rue France, Suite 200, Lafayette, LA 70508, (337) 235-8690, or to Miles Perret Cancer Services, www.milesperret.org, 2130 Kaliste Saloom Road, Suite 200, Lafayette, LA 70508, (337) 984-1920.

Family and friends may view the obituary and express their condolences online by visiting www.iberts.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert’s

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