Funeral services will be held on Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. in the Sunrise Chapel at Walters Funeral Home for Joseph “J.C.” Benoit, 79, who passed away on Monday, October 26, 2020 at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center in Lafayette. Deacon Ken Soignier will officiate the funeral ceremony. Interment will be in Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery in Scott, LA.
Visitation hours will be held on Thursday, October 29, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 2:00 p.m. A rosary will be prayed on Thursday morning at 11:00 a.m. at Walters Funeral Home.
Joseph is survived by his loving dog, Baby Girl; two sisters, Peggy Castille and her husband Bobby of Lafayette, LA, and Beatrice Bailey of Canton, MI; one brother, Joe Benoit and his wife Pam of Duson, LA; his niece and caregiver, Dodie Quibodeaux of Duson, LA; his godson, Donald Benoit of Morgan City, LA; and his nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Berchman Benoit and Mary Lou Mouiller; eight brothers, Dalton Benoit, Roy Benoit, Wilbert Benoit, Simon Fontenot, Emery Benoit, Elton Benoit, Berchman Benoit Jr., and Billy Benoit; and two sisters, Barbara Dancer and Eldine Benoit.
A resident of Duson for most of his life, J.C. worked as a truck driver and park maintenance man. He served his country honorably in the United States Army National Guard. He was a kind man who enjoyed spending time with his sidekick, Baby Girl.
Pallbearers are Brandon Benoit, Daniel Benoit, Donald Benoit, Joe Benoit, Bradley Goins, and Jourdan Quibodeaux. Honorary pallbearer is Bobby Castille.
Heartfelt appreciation is extended by the Benoit family to the doctors, nurses, and all support staff at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center for their unwavering support, dedication, and compassionate care.
Walters Funeral Home, (337) 706-8941, 2424 North University Avenue in Lafayette, is in charge of funeral arrangements.