Funeral services were held on Monday, October 9, 2017 for Steven J. Duhon, Sr., who passed away on Saturday, October 7, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Deacon Nelson Schexnayder officiated the ceremony. Interment was held at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Millicent “Mickye” Duhon; two daughters, Lydia Hargrave and her husband Burt, and Dana Duhon; two sons, Steven “Jud” Duhon and his wife Debbie, and Tim Duhon and his wife Allyson; two sisters, Iuna Gabriel and Lena Broussard of Sulpher, La.; and eight grandchildren, Travis Hargrave, Joshua Hargrave, Aaron Hargrave, Ericka Forest, Steven Ross Duhon, Monica Johnson, Monty Johnson, and Taylor Duhon.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Marie and Beo Duhon, and two sisters, Germaine Ledoux and Maudry Conner.
A native of Vermilion Parish, Mr. Duhon has lived in Lafayette for 61 years. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother. He retired from the City of Lafayette after 30 years of dedicated service in the Revenue Collection Division, where he later became the Revenue Administrator for the City of Lafayette.
Mr. Duhon was a member of the Knights of Columbus, and in his free time he loved the outdoors, was an avid fisherman and hunter, and enjoyed golfing with old friends.
The family extends their thanks to Heart of Hospice and his nurse Laura Greenway, and to the caregivers who helped so much in their time of need: Rita, Jackie, Ann, Kat and Jennifer.
Walters Funeral Home was in charge of funeral arrangements.