A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 10 am in the Sunrise Chapel at Walters Funeral Home for Werlyn Simon, 76, who passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, June 4, 2016. Father Gary Schexnayder of St. Elizabeth Seton Church will officiate the services. Interment will be held in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include his sons, Jody Simon and his significant other Margo Mondragon, Wade Simon and his wife Melissa Borne Simon, and Cory Simon and his wife Lacee Grivat Simon; five grandchildren, Elizabeth Simon Savant, Jonathan Simon, Nicholai Simon, Catherine Simon, and Landon Simon; one great-granddaughter, Aubrey Savant; his brother-in-law, Darrell Guidry and his wife Billie; and his two nieces, Linnette Guidry Willeford, and Brandy Guidry Scantlin.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Glenda Mouton Simon; one son, Toby Jude Simon; one daughter, Celeste Marie Simon; and his parents, Alcide Simon and Elta “Teta” Mattieu Simon.
Werlyn served his country in the United States Army, and was a long time employee of Sears, until his retirement.
Pallbearers will be Darrell Guidry, Cade Savant, Cory Simon, Jody Simon, Jonathan Simon, and Wade Simon. Honorary pallbearer is Landon Simon.
Visitation hours will be observed on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Walters Funeral Home. A rosary will be prayed on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. Visiting hours will resume on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. until time of service.
The family would like to extend special thanks to the staff of Lafayette General Medical Center and Hospice of Acadiana for their great care.