Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 13, 2012 at an 11:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Peter Roman Catholic Church in Carencro for James "Jimmy" McNaughton, age 73, who passed away Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 2:59 p.m. at Opelousas General Health System in Opelousas. Interment will be in the Rayville Masonic Cemetery (Stone Avenue, Rayville, LA 71269, 318-728-2627) at a 4:00 p.m. graveside service on Thursday. The Rev. Johnathan Janise, associate pastor of St. Peter Roman Catholic Church in Carencro, will officiate at the services.
Mr. McNaughton was a native of Rayville and a resident of Carencro for twenty years. He was a parishioner of St. Peter Roman Catholic Church in Carencro.
Survivors include his wife of thirty years, Holly Hunter McNaughton of Carencro; one son, Jim Robert McNaughton of Houma; one daughter, Elizabeth M. Linden and her husband, Eric, of Hollister, CA; two grandchildren, Ptolemy Linden and Evangeline Linden; and one brother, Mike McNaughton and his wife, Raylene, of Rayville, LA.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Monroe McNaughton and the former Lillian Cade both natives of Rayville, LA.
A rosary will be prayed at 9:30 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home. The family requests that visiting hours be observed from 8:30 a.m. Thursday until service time on Thursday. View the obituary and guestbook online at www.melanconfuneralhome.net
Melancon Funeral Home, Evangeline Memorial Gardens Chapel, 4117 N. University Ave., Carencro, (337) 896-3232, is in charge of arrangements.
Melancon Funeral Home