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Johnny Huval

March 6, 2041 — April 15, 2011

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 19, 2011 in the Sunrise Chapel at Walters Funeral Home for Johnny A. Huval, 70, who passed away at 9:32 a.m. on Friday, April 15, 2011. Reverend Bill Melancon, pastor of St. Peter Catholic Church, will officiate and conduct the funeral services. Musical selections by Jodi Bollich, organist and soloist, will include, "Amazing Grace," "On Eagles Wings," "How Great Thou Art," and "Psalm 23".

Johnny was born on March 6, 1941 to James and Louise Huval. He was a native and longtime resident of Lafayette, and lived in Many, Louisiana for the past 23 years. In his career, he honorably served the Lafayette Police Department for 24 years, and was the founder of the Union Charter for the City of Lafayette Police Department. He later served as Chief of the Many Central Volunteer Fire Department, and was a first responder and rescue team member of the Many Central and South Sabine Fire Districts. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus Council #12061, attended church services at the St. Therance Mission in Many, and was a veteran of the United States National Guard.

Survivors include his wife, Willie V. Huval of Many; two sons, Joey (Debbie) Huval of Breaux Bridge, and Jamie (Lee) Huval of Rayne; his father, James Clayton Huval of Carencro; his sister Nancy (Jerry) Bower of Lafayette; seven grandchildren, James Clayton "Clay" Huval, Hailey Huval, Brandy Angelle, Kylie Thomassee, Brandon Huval, Nicholas Huval, and Christian Huval; and four great-grandchildren, Angel and Bryson Johnson, Blaine and Trace Thomassee.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Louise Marie Grossie.

Pallbearers will be Joey Huval, Jamie Huval, Brandon Huval, Nicholas Huval, Christian Huval, and Joe Caillet. Honorary Pallbearers will be James Clayton "Clay" Huval, Jerry Bower, Mark Bower, June Venable, Dwayne Venable, Tim Venable, Paul Venable, Brooks Brown, Bennett Thomassee, David Solis, Woody Fryar, Robert Grossie, and the members of the South Sabine, Many Central, and Hornbeck Volunteer Fire Departments.

The family requests that visitation hours be observed on Monday, April 18, 2011 from 2:00-10:00 p.m. and resume Tuesday, April 19, 2011 at 8:00 a.m. until time of service. Cliff Hebert will recite the rosary at 7:00 pm on Monday evening.

The family requests that memorial contributions be made in Johnny's name to St. Joseph Hospice, 1003 Hugh Wallis Rd., F-2, Lafayette, LA 70508.


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