A native of Erwinville and resident of Central died at home on Wednesday, July 10, 2013. He was 80 and a retired barber of 43 years at Bergeron Bros. in Baton Rouge where he had worked with his brothers Kearney and Gary. Kermit was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and a former fireman devoted to his wife, daughters, family and many friends. He was a prankster at heart, master barber, chef of Cajun cuisine, and never met a stranger. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Ruth Lois Bergeron; two daughters, Margo Campbell and Kandace Bonds and husband James; grandchildren, Rheagan Sibley, Brook Zuccarello and John Hebert, Mallory Giglio and husband Justin and Sierra Bonds; great-grandchildren, Baleigh and Carley Wallace, Mia Sibley, Harrah and Leah Shiflet and Braylin Kent; and two sisters-in-law, Dot and Dee Dee Bergeron. Kermit was preceded in death by his parents, Ferdinand and Mary Louise Bergeron; twin brother and best friend, Kearney Bergeron; infant brother, John Ray Bergeron; brothers, Malcolm and Gary Bergeron; sisters, Ida Mae Cobb, Rita Bueche and Carole Faye Dykes; and an infant grandson, Tim Campbell. Visitation will be at Rabenhorst Funeral Home East, 11000 Florida Blvd, on Saturday, July 13, 2013 from 10 am until religious services in the funeral home chapel at 1:30 pm. Burial with Military Honors will follow in Greenoaks Memorial Park. Please visit the online guest book at www.rabenhorst.com.
Rabenhorst Funeral Homes East
11000 Florida Boulevard Baton Rouge, LA 70815
Published in TheAdvocate.com from July 10 to July 11, 2013