James LeeRoy Trumps
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CROWLEY - Funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 16 for James LeeRoy Trumps, 93, who passed away peacefully on April 12, 2013 at his home in Crowley surrounded by his family. A funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at Christ the King Roman Catholic Church in Lafayette.
Celebrant will be Fr. Francis Miller. The family is requesting visiting hours to be held Monday from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home in Crowley. A rosary will be led by Fr. Paul Broussard at 6:00 p.m. Monday. Interment will follow in the St. Joseph #II Cemetery in Rayne, LA.
Mr. Trumps was a native of Egan, LA. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force during WW II from 1940 to 1945 holding the rank of Technical Sergeant. Following an honorable discharge he returned to Acadia Parish and married Rita Caillouet where they settled in Crowley. He began a long career with Sun Oil Company and retired in 1982. In his retirement years he enjoyed gardening and spending time with his family and friends. He was a wonderful loving father, grandfather and husband and a joy to be around. He will be dearly missed by everyone who knew and loved him.
Survivors include his wife of 13 years, Bernadine Lachney Trumps; two sons, Jerry Trumps and his wife Cheryl of Lafayette; Chris Trumps and his wife Dannell of Crowley; four grandsons, Jarrod Trumps, Sr. and his wife Jackie, Brian Trumps and his wife Kerri, Patrick Trumps and Ryan Trumps; one granddaughter, Laurie T. Champagne and her husband Joey; three great grandsons, Jarrod Trumps, Jr., Donovan Cole and Kaleb Champagne.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 45 years, Rita C. Trumps; his parents Ambrose and Annie Regan Trumps; a grandson, Douglas Trumps; six brothers, Amos Trumps, John Trumps, Phillip Trumps, Anthony Trumps, Elvin Trumps and Burton Trumps; four sisters Laura T. Clement, Bertha T. Doucet, Edna T. Oliver and Hazel T. Richard.
Pallbearers will be Jarrod Trumps, Sr., Brian Trumps, Patrick Trumps, Ryan Trumps, Jarrod Trumps, Jr., and Joey Champagne. Honorary pallbearer will be Douglas Trumps.
Memorial contributions may be made to the ALS Association or the
Words of comfort may be sent to the family at www.geesey-ferguson.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home, 301 North Avenue F, Crowley, LA 70526.
Published in the The Advertiser on Apr. 14, 2013