Malcolm Wilfred LaCoste Sr., 79, a native of Bayou Chafer and resident of Theriot, died at 9:20 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014.
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday and from 8 a.m. until funeral time Friday at Chauvin Funeral Home in Houma. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with burial in St. Eloi Catholic Church Cemetery.
He is survived by his children, Wanda Breaux and husband, Dickie, Donna Bernard and companion, Tony Verdin, Malcolm LaCoste Jr. and wife, Angelia, and Connie Verdin and husband, Timmy; daughter-in-law, Phyllis LaCoste Chaisson; grandchildren, Shannon Munivez, Mariano Munivez II, Kristie Breaux, Hunter Breaux, Erica Skarke, Helena Marroy, Dwayne LaCoste Jr, Shalane LaCoste, Shaleigh LaCoste, Shante' LaCoste, Dane LaCoste, Daylan LaCoste, Sara Bernard, Daniel Bernard, Joshua LaCoste, Courtney LaCoste, Tyler Billiot, Malcolm LaCoste III, Christopher Verdin, Blaine Verdin, and Matthew Verdin; great-grandchildren, Mia Le, Khiya Munivez, Cade Munivez, Kale Munivez, Ashton DeHart Jr., Erica Corteaux, Jaycee Courteaux, Alex Courteaux, Katelyn Skarke, Morgan Skarke, Mackenzie Marroy, Katelynn Marroy, Andrew Lodrigue, Brennan Lodrigue, Justin Billiot Jr., Allianah Clay, Jai Clay, Madison Duplantis, Madelynn Duplantis, Hayden Duplantis, Branson LaCoste, Karsyn Moore, Brayden Verdin, and Brianna Verdin; great-great-grandchildren, Ashlynn DeHart, Ayla DeHart and Keithen Boudreaux; brothers, Ray LaCoste Jr. and wife, Mazel, Melvin LaCoste and wife, Gwen, Mark LaCoste and wife, Connie, and Ravin LaCoste and wife, Melissa; sisters, Hazel Hymel, Lois Lovell, Gertrude DeHart, Eula Mae Lirette, Pearly Giroir and husband, L.J., Linda Lirette and husband, Al, and Sharon Verdin and husband, Daniel; and sister-in-law, Celina LaCoste.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Lirette Lacoste; parents, Ray LaCoste Sr. and Elvina Adams LaCoste; sons, Danny Joseph LaCoste and Dwayne Joseph LaCoste Sr.; brothers and spouses, Ivy and Rosemae LaCoste, Paul and Agnolia LaCoste, and Peter LaCoste Sr.; sisters and spouses, Salina and Paul Duval, Mae and Clay Aucoin, Myrtle and Paul Aucoin, and Gloria and Claude Liner Sr.; brothers-in-law, Calvin Verrett, Roy Hymel, Atlas Lovell, Charles DeHart, Robert Lirette Jr., and Andy Lirette; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Robert Sr. and Leola Lirette.
He was a member of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church. He was a devoted husband and loving father. Mac brought love and laughter to all who knew him. He brought the joy of the outdoors and water into his children's and grandchildren's lives. His legacy is one of family and friendship and, he always loved to share a story and a smile with everyone he knew.
To send condolences please visit www.chauvinfuneralhome.com.
Chauvin Funeral Home in Houma is in charge of arrangements
Published in Houma Today & The Daily Comet from Jan. 21 to Jan. 22, 2014