Ramie Anthony "Boots" Villere
1944 - 2020
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Ramie Anthony (Boots) Villere, born on November 20, 1944 in Morganza, LA. He passed away peacefully at his home in Erwinville, on October 14, 2020. In his youth he was very active in 4-H. During the 1950's he won every major award in the State of Louisiana to do with Beef and Dairy Cattle; including Grand Champion. He was a graduate of Port Allen High School, Class of 1961. "Boots" continued to work in the beef and dairy industry while also working for Olin Chemical Company. He retired from Olin in the 1980's, with 39 years of service. After retirement he went back to work for Steve Kent Trucking, where he retired again with 10 years of service. "Boots" was a lifetime member of Sharon Baptist Church. He is preceded in death by his wife of 48 years, Mercedes Sanders Villere, and infant son, "Baby Boy"; and Parents, Ernest and Frances Horner Villere. He is survived by son, David (wife) Stephanie; daughter, April (husband) Jason Ussery; son, Chris and Special Friend, Charlotte; Four Grandsons, Christian and Joshua Villere, Grayson Ussery, and Devyn Roe, all of Erwinville; two brothers, Carl Wayne (wife) Paulette of Fordoche and Glenn (wife) Judy of Central. Pallbearers will be his grandsons and John Francois, Nathan Speights, and Jamie Barlow. We would like to thank our friends and family for your love and support during the past five years. Arrangements will be handled through Wilbert's Funeral Home; with wake and service at Sharon Baptist Church on Saturday, October 17. Visitation will begin at 10:00 AM, services at 12:00 PM. Services conducted by Terry Swanson and internment in the Church Cemetery. Please share memories at www.wilbertservices.com.

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Published in The Advocate from Oct. 15 to Oct. 17, 2020.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
OCT
17
Visitation
10:00 - 12:00 PM
Sharon Baptist Church
OCT
17
Service
12:00 PM
Sharon Baptist Church
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October 18, 2020
I am so sorry to hear of your father, brother & friend who passed away. I am related way down the line. Bubba & Frances Horner were cousins to my father, Adair Harvin. You probably won't even know who I am but I remember Boots. There was a brother they called Rags, not sure which one he was. May God Bless each of you at this very trying time in your sorrow.
Rosalin Harvin Craft
Family
October 18, 2020
I am blessed that Bootsie and dee Dee was part of my life. He is in heaven with Dee Dee and it will be wonderful to be with them again. They were full of love and friendship. I will see them again. Ed Adams
Ed, Adams
Friend
October 17, 2020
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. I worked with "Boots" at Pioneer (Olin) for all of my years at the plant. During our years together he was a very good kind friend. I will remember him in prayer.
John Sances
Coworker
October 16, 2020
A good heart has stopped beating and a good soul has ascended to heaven. After working with Boots for 37 years, I know he couldn’t be happier than to be reunited with DeeDee. I will miss my phone conversation with Boots and hearing his laugh.

Our condolences to the family!

Percy & Marla Wray
Percy Wray
Friend
October 15, 2020
We were good friends with Boots. He was such a great kid. He never met a stranger and was always so kind to everyone. Rest in peace ole friend. Praying for his family. God bless each of you.
Rita and Lillie Sanchez
Classmate
October 15, 2020
The entire staff at Wilbert Funeral Service expresses our sincere condolences. May your heart soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times spent together as you celebrate a life well lived!
The Staff of Wilbert Funeral Home
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