James Davis Blanchard, 79, a native of Labadieville and resident of Napoleonville died at 4 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, at Baton Rouge General.
A Memorial Service will be held from 10 a.m. until noon Tuesday at St. Anne Catholic Church in Napoleonville.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Myrtle Bergeron Blanchard; his children and their spouses, Angelle and Cliff Robert, Brian and Claire Blanchard, Celeste and Roger Adams; his grandchildren, Ryne, Rebecca and Riley Robert, and Charles and Elise Blanchard; brother, Lawrence "Al" Blanchard; sisters, Mary Ann Dill, Mamie Braud and Lorraine Barrilleaux.
He was proceeded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Ida Clause Blanchard; and brother, Irving Blanchard.
He was a retired educator with Assumption Parish School System.
Landry's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Landry's Funeral Home - Thibodaux
821 Canal Blvd. P.O. Box 470 Thibodaux, LA 70301
Published in Houma Today & The Daily Comet from Feb. 15 to Feb. 18, 2014