Funeral services will be held on Monday, April 5, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. in the Sunrise Chapel at Walters Funeral Home for Daryll J. Lajaunie, Sr., 72, who passed away on Friday, April 2, 2021. Deacon Ken Soignier will officiate the services. Interment will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.
Visitation hours will be observed on Monday, April 5, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 1:00 p.m. A rosary will be prayed on Monday at 11:30 a.m.
Daryll is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Kathleen Braquet Lajaunie of Carencro; one daughter, Yevette Marie Lajaunie Brasseaux and her husband Wayne Carroll of Carencro; one son, Daryll James Lajaunie, Jr. and his wife Tiffany Rebardi Lajaunie of Carencro; four grandchildren, Dylan James Lajaunie, Cameron Jude Lajaunie, Bennett Joseph Lajaunie, and Addison Vaughn; one sister, Sheila L. Broussard and her husband Billy of Carencro; and one sister-in-law, Ramona Lajaunie of Scott.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Leroy and Heloise Lajaunie; his grandson, Wyatt James Brasseaux; and one brother, John Edwin Lajaunie.
Daryll is a Veteran of the United States Air Force, and served his country during the Vietnam War. He went on to work for Southern Pacific Railroad, where he retired after over 30 years of employment. In his free time he enjoyed gardening, fishing, and spending time with his family.
Pallbearers will be Daryll Lajaunie, Jr., Wayne Brasseaux, Jeremy Braquet, Dylan Lajaunie, David Latour, and Allen Latour.
Walters Funeral Home, (337) 706-8941, 2424 North University Avenue in Lafayette, is in charge of funeral arrangements.
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