Known by his friends as "J. Bonny," he passed away Sunday, January 27, 2013 at Harvest Manor Nursing Home. He was 65, a resident of Central, a native of Napoleonville, and a US Army
veteran. Visiting at Baker Funeral Home, 6401 Groom Road, Baker, on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 from 5-9pm, and on Thursday, January 31, 2013 from 9am until religious services in the chapel at 11am. Interment with military honors to follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Baker. Survived by wife, Martha Blanchard Wooley; daughter, Jessie Blanchard Johnson and husband Mike of Denham Springs; son, Kristopher Joseph Blanchard of Denham Springs; two sisters, Nancy Lowery and Janet Boudreaux, both of Central; and four grandchildren, Allexis, Rachel, Ty, and Kathryn Lusk. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bonny and Shirley Blanchard. Pallbearers are Kris Blanchard, Ty Lusk, Jason Petty, Devin Kelley, Steve Manske, and Mike Thibodeaux. Honorary pallbearers are Clem Kaiser and Louis Lanoue. Please sign the online guestbook at http://www.bakerfuneralhomeonline.com/.