Weston I. Guidry Sr.

September 8, 1934 — June 27, 2013

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at Ibert’s Mortuary in Patterson for Mr. Weston I. Guidry Sr., 78, a native of Iberville Parish and a resident of Patterson, who passed away Thursday, June 27, 2013, at 8:37 a.m. at the Patterson Health Care Center.

Burial will follow in the Berwick Cemetery Mausoleum. Heart of Hospice Chaplain Bryan Johnson will officiate the services.

Capt. West provided for his family as a boat captain working in the oilfield industry. Decades later he retired to a land job, remaining in oilfield transportation, working as a truck driver for several years. He also served in the military. His hard-working legacy shall continue through his siblings, children, and other successors.

Survivors include his wife, Sharon Lombas Guidry of Patterson; his son, Weston I. Guidry Jr. and his wife, Mary Fontenot, of Berwick; his daughter, Melinda Guidry Fields, and her husband, Glenn, of Patterson; three stepchildren, Anthony Businelle and his wife, Danielle, Stephanie Businelle, and Brian Businelle; five siblings, Delores Verret, Mary Fusilier, Hazel Guidry, Mildred Bernadou and Floyd Guidry; eight grandchildren, Andrew Goldman, Weston I. Guidry III, Joanna Guidry, Holly Guidry, Sasha Guidry Mayon, Tiffany Guidry, Brandon Guidry and Lori Fields; as well as a host of great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one son, Darrin Guidry; his parents, Elias Guidry and Margaret Melvina Polumbo Guidry; five brothers, Evince, Harris, Wilfred, Alvin and Elias Jr.; and two sisters, Elnora and Louise.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Wednesday, July 3, at Ibert’s Mortuary in Patterson from 8 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m.

The family would like to express their deepest gratitude to the staff and volunteers of Patterson Health Care Center and Heart of Hospice for the compassionate and loving care given to Captain West over the past several years.

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

Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert’s Mortuary Inc., 1111 Lia St., Patterson, LA 70392; phone, 985-395-7873.

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