Henderson - A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 am on Monday, January 3, 2022, at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church in Henderson for Cecil Paul LeGrand, 73, who passed away on Thursday, December 30, 2021, at St. Martin Hospital.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed at the funeral home in Cecilia from 2:30 pm until 9:00 pm on Sunday and continue on Monday at 8:00 am until 10:30 am.
A rosary will be prayed at 7:00 pm on Sunday.
Rev. Keith Landry will officiate at the Funeral Mass. Interment will follow at St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery in Henderson.
Cecil honorably and proudly served in the United States Army in the Vietnam War. He was also a member of the VFW posts in Cecilia and Arnaudville. Cecil was a devout Catholic and parishioner of Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church. Cecil worked as a boat captain for over 50 years. He was an avid sports fan, but especially enjoyed watching LSU and the Saints. Cecil was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend, who will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Judy Belaire LeGrand; sons, Dwayne LeGrand and Dwight LeGrand; daughter, Danielle Montet (Daniel); grandchildren, Dylan LeGrand, Devon LeGrand, Madison LeGrand, Tristan LeGrand, Nadelyn LeGrand, Chloe Hollier and Cadence Hollier; brothers, Jimmy LeGrand (Liz) and Charlie LeGrand; and sisters, Peggy Choplin and Sally Blanchard (Gary).
He was preceded in death by his father, Paul LeGrand; mother, Solange Huval LeGrand; and stepmother, Lorena Louviere LeGrand.
Pallbearers will be Dwayne LeGrand, Dwight LeGrand, Devon LeGrand, Tristan LeGrand, Daniel Montet, and Shawn Belaire.
Honorary pallbearers will be Dylan LeGrand, Jimmy LeGrand, and Charlie LeGrand.
Pellerin Funeral Home of Cecilia, 2238 Bushville Hwy., Cecilia, LA 70521, (337-332-2111) is in charge of arrangements.