Funeral Services for Wurry Vercher will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, December 1, 2013 in the chapel of Kramer of Colfax with Rev. Blake Deshautelle and Chaplain Nancy Hedricks officiating. Interment will follow in Shady Grove Cemetery, Colfax, under the direction of Kramer of Colfax.
Wurry Vercher, 87, of Montgomery, passed away Tuesday, November 26, 2013 in Rapides Regional Medical Center.
Wurry is preceded in death by his parents, Jim and Bernice Vercher; brothers, Jim, Phillip, and John Vercher; and sisters, Bernice Burns and Mary Lee Meyers.
Wurry was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing. He was a Veteran, having served in the United States Army
during the Korean Conflict
as a Combat Medic. After serving his country, Wurry worked for Cameron Iron Works, building parts for missiles, served in the Louisiana State Troopers on the Stock Patrol, and also worked for a Horizontal Drilling Company before he retired. He was a member of several organizations such as the Knights of Columbus, the V.F.W
., the American Legion, and Woodman of the World. Wurry loved his family and friends deeply and truly enjoyed life.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Mable Fredieu Vercher of Montgomery; Trey LaCour; sister, Learnine Roberson of New Orleans; brothers, Eugene Vercher and wife Elaine of Colfax, Clyde Vercher of Pineville, Bernell Vercher and wife Julia of Metairie, and Donald Vercher of Metairie.
Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. Saturday, November 30, 2013 and from 10 a.m. until time of service Sunday, December 1, 2013 in Kramer of Colfax. A Wake Service will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home.
Pallbearers honored to serve will be Trey LaCour, Willie Vercher, Bruce Vercher, Hoyt LaCour, Kurt Frediue, Joey Fredieu. Honorary Pallbearers will be Taylor Hardee, Harry Harris, Robert Roy Weaver, Butch Parker, and Ismil.
To extend notes of condolence to the Vercher family, please visit us at www.KramerFunerals.com