Roland Anthony Arcement Sr., 88, a lifelong resident of Lockport, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2013.
Visitation will be from 8 a.m. until funeral time Saturday at Holy Savior Catholic Church. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the church.
He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Euna Mae Bourgeois Arcement; one son, Roland A. Arcement Jr. and wife, Evelyn; five daughters, Patricia Scott, Julie Matherne and husband, Buddy, Mary Frances Louviere and husband, Pete, Mary Margaret Arcement, and Theresa Knight and husband, Dee Dee; one sister, Catherine Arceneaux; 14 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, Ettienne Felix Arcement; his mother, Katherine Malbrough Arcement; brothers, Clarence, Russell, Wilbur and Guv; sister, Mildred Klien; one grandson, Baby Knight; sons-in-law, Michael W. Scott and John Wayne Bergeron Sr.; and one granddaughter-in-law, Dianna Scott.
He was a disabled World War II
veteran and a lifetime member of the Lockport American Legion. He was a retired staff manager from American General Life (formerly National Life and Accident Insurance Co.).
He dedicated his life to God, his wife, Euna, his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was an avid duck carver and loved music, especially playing his keyboard. He loved to cook and bake, and always loved a good joke. He could repair anything from a rock to a rocket ship.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Holy Savoir Catholic Church or to the American Legion Post No. 83 in Lockport.
Falgout Funeral Home in Raceland is in charge of arrangements.