Joshua Joseph "June" Lejeune
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OPELOUSAS - Funeral services will be held Tuesday, June 3, 2014, time pending at Melancon Funeral Home in Opelousas for Joshua Joseph "June" Lejeune, age 24, who passed away Friday, May 30, 2014 at Lafayette General Medical Center in Lafayette.
Interment will be in Bellevue Memorial Park in Opelousas.
Mr. Lejeune was a native and lifelong resident of Opelousas. He was employed as a diesel mechanic and more recently as a landscaper, which was a hobby of his. He was also an excellent artist. Mr. Lejeune was a veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom in Iraq in 2010, having served in the Army National Guard in Delta Co 3-156.
Survivors include his parents, Kenneth Lejeune and the former Phyllis Fontenot, of Opelousas; maternal grandmother, Yvonne Fontenot of Eunice; two sisters, Natasha Marie Lejeune of Port Barre and Megan Sue Lejeune of Opelousas; two nephews, Ayden Lane and Ian Lane Pickett; and one niece, Aubree Marie Pickett.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Edward Fontenot, Sr.; and paternal grandparents, Wilbert Lejeune and the former Emily Broussard.
A rosary will be prayed at 7:00 p.m. Monday in the funeral home.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed from 10:00 a.m. Monday and will be opened all night until service time on Tuesday.
Pallbearers will be Joshua Lane Pickett, Nick Lebert, Darrell Williams, Eddie Fontenot, Lionel Lafleur and Dylan Lejeune. Honorary pallbearers will be Edward Lejeune, Donald Kernan, Allen Jones, Kent Fontenot, Edward Fontenot, Jr., Michael Fontenot and Brent Fontenot.
View the obituary and guestbook online at www.melanconfuneralhome.net.
Melancon Funeral Home of Opelousas, 4708 I-49 North Service Road, (337) 407-1907, is in charge of arrangements.
MELANCON FUNERAL HOME - Opelousas
4708 I-49 N. Service Road Opelousas, LA 70570
Published in the Daily World on June 1, 2014