Joseph C. LaCour, father of Joe Reed LaCour
Posted Friday, February 3, 2012 09:27 PM



Joseph C. LaCour, Jr.
(October 26, 1916 - January 21, 2012)


Funeral service for Joseph C. LaCour, Jr. will be 11 am Tuesday, January 24, 2012 in the chapel of Blanchard St. Denis Funeral Home with Rev. Irion St. Romaine officiating. Interment will follow at Memory Lawn Cemetery under the direction of Blanchard St. Denis Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 5 pm until 9 pm on Monday, January 23, 2012 at Blanchard St. Denis. Recitation of the Rosary will be 6:30 pm on Monday the 23rd.

Mr. LaCour passed away Saturday, January 21, 2012 in Natchitoches, LA. He was born October 26, 1916 to the late Joseph C. LaCour, Sr. and the late Rosaline (Vercher) LaCour. He worked for many years managing local farms and later in life became the first superintendant of Water District No. 2. He was a man of many talents and demonstrated high moral standards which was evident by the way he lived his life. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends.

He is survived by one daughter, Linda Burgess and husband Jerry of Shreveport, La.; four sons, Charles LaCour and wife Loraine of Natchitoches, La., Tommy LaCour and wife Ann of Texarkana, Tx.,, Joe Reed LaCour and wife Suzanne of Natchitoches, La., and Richard LaCour and wife Kathy of Natchitoches, La., 11 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, and 9 great-great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 76 years, Audrey Johnson LaCour, a grandson, Cameron Watts; a great-great-grandson, Hunter French; his brothers, Manuel LaCour, Henry LaCour, Leon LaCour, and N.L. LaCour; his sisters, Annie Gongre and Mattie Gallien.

The family would like to thank the caregivers at The Courtyard for their kind and compassionate care in the later years of Mr. LaCour’s life.

Obituary from website of Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home, Natchitoches, LA