Gaskin "Jimmy" Roussel, was born on February 22, 1944 and passed away on February 5, 2014 at the age of 69. He was a native of Paulina, LA and a resident of Convent, LA. He is survived by sons: Troy Roussel (Darcie), Shaun Roussel (Dana); daughters: Sheri Roussel (companion John Duplessis), Dru Hymel (Wayne "Boe"); grandchildren: Wayne, Wyatt, and Kimberly Hymel; Brianna, Briar, Austin, Ava, and Addleigh Roussel; and Ambrie Duplessis. He is also survived by a brother, Wayne Roussel; his Aunts, Jeannette Dornier, Ruth Minvielle (J. T.), and Nancy Stein as well as nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his wife, Elaine C. Roussel; sister, Diane Kinler; Mother, Vivian "Ket" St. Pierre, and Father, Melvin "Teg" Roussel. He was a retired deputy with St. James Parish Sheriff's Office after 25 years of service. He owned Jimmy's place in Convent. Visitation will be on Friday, February 7, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Rose Lynn Funeral Services, 1870 Cabanose Ave., Lutcher, LA. Visitation resumes on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at Rose Lynn Funeral Home from 8:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Convent at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow immediately at St. Joseph's Cemetery in Paulina, LA. ROSE LYNN FUNERAL SERVICES is in charge of the arrangements. To sign and view the family guestnbook, please visit www.roselynnfuneralhome.com.
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Rose Lynn Funeral Services
1870 Cabanose Ave
Lutcher, LA 70071
Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Feb. 6 to Feb. 7, 2014