Wedgir Junius Duplantis Jr, 45, died Wednesday, at 8:30 a.m. Dec. 5, 2012. He was a native and resident of Dulac.
Visitation will be from 4 to 10 p.m. Friday, at Chauvin Funeral Home and from 10 a.m. until funeral time Saturday at Holy Family Catholic Church.
Mass of Christian burial will be at noon Saturday at the church, with burial in St. Francis de Sales Cemetery No. 2.
He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Angel Rouse Duplantis of Dulac; his mother, Gertie Gregoire Duplantis of Dulac; one son: Wedgir J. "John" Duplantis III of Dulac; his daughters, Ashley Dion and husband, Joshua Dion, and Chelsea Duplantis all of Dulac;
brothers, David Duplantis and wife, Sue Ellen, and Teddy Duplantis and companion, Cher LeBouef, all of Dulac; sisters, Sabrina and Maggie Duplantis and companion, Gabriel Celestine, all of Dulac; four grandchildren, Leon Naquin, Elijah Brown, Preston Gilmore and Aiyana Lovell; his father-in-law, A.J. Rouse; and his puppy, Sunshine,
He was preceded in death by his father, Wedgir Duplantis Sr.; one son, Justin Lovell; his
mother-in-law, Jane Hebert Rouse; one sister-in-law, Susan Lirette Ledet; and one niece, Sunshine Ledet.
He was a parishioner of Holy Family Catholic Church.
Wedgir was a loving father and grandfather. His hobbies were fishing and hunting, and he loved spending time with his family. He will be greatly missed by family and friends but never forgotten.
The family wishes to thank Bayou Home Care, Hospice of South Louisiana and the Grand Caillou Fire Department.
Chauvin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.