March 30, 1933 ~ Feb. 7, 2014
James “J.D.” Guidry Sr., 80, a native of Elton, a past resident of Patterson and a
resident of Verdunville, passed away Friday, February 7, 2014 at his residence.
J.D. leaves to cherish his memories his wife of two years, Leola H. Loftin Guidry; four sons, James D. Guidry Jr. and his wife, Annette; Ricky A. Guidry and his wife, Joanie; Gary Guidry and his wife, Phyllis; and Gerald W. Loftin Jr. and his wife, Michelle; three daughters, Patricia G. Boyles and her husband, Gregory; Jennifer G. Mayon and her husband, Kirk; and Cheryl Torres and her husband, Robert; 20 grandchildren; and 25 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, Dolza Guidry; his mother, Marion Manuel Guidry; his first wife of 59 years, Anna Lois Fontenot Guidry; two brothers, Wiley
Guidry and Melvin Guidry; and one sister, Rose Guidry.
J.D. was a generous and kind person. A business man, he was self-employed for most his life as the owner of J.D.’s Auto Salvage. He was a talented gardener who enjoyed hunting and fishing. J.D. was a board member and faithful member of New Life Tabernacle. Most importantly, he was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and friend.
The family requests that visitation be observed Monday, February 10, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., at New Life Tabernacle in Morgan City. Visitation will resume Tuesday, February 11 at 9 a.m. until time of services at 11 a.m. at New Life Tabernacle. J.D. will be laid to rest in the Ibert’s Memorial Park Cemetery in Patterson.

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