Joseph R. Durocher, 66, a native of Choupic and resident of Gray, passed away Monday, April 14, 2014.
Visitation will from 5 p.m. until funeral time Thursday at Thibodaux Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 6 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home with burial to take place at a later date.
He is survived by his brothers, William W. Durocher Jr. and wife, Pat, and Bradford J. Durocher and wife, Theresa; sisters, Elvie Duplantis and husband, Mark, and Ora Dempster and husband, Dale; seven nephews; one niece; nine great-nephews; and four great-nieces.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William W. Durocher Sr. and Ruth Melancon Gros; grandparents, Leonard "Banana" Melancon Sr. and Marie Faucheaux Melancon; and uncles, L.J. Melancon Jr. and Leander Melancon.
He retired from Winn Dixie and Rouse's and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam era. He enjoyed watching Saints and L.S.U. football and baseball.
Thibodaux Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Thibodaux Funeral Home
104 Saint Patrick Street Thibodaux, LA 70301
Published in Houma Today & The Daily Comet from Apr. 15 to Apr. 16, 2014