Breaux Bridge - A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, January 11, 2023 at Pellerin Funeral Home in Breaux Bridge for Kelly James Blanchard, 44, who passed away on Thursday, December 29, 2022, at Ochsner St. Martin Hospital.
A visitation will be held at the funeral home in Breaux Bridge on Wednesday from 10:00 AM until the time of service.
Deacon Marcel "Butch" Hebert will officiate the memorial service.
Interment will follow at St. Bernard Cemetery No. 2.
Kelly was born on March 28, 1978, in New Iberia. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, sports, and riding his bike. He took great pride in his physique and worked out daily. Kelly loved visiting with his family and friends, and his furry best friend, Karma. He will be deeply missed.
He is survived by his daughters, Kaylie Blanchard and Falon Blanchard; parents, Keith and Loretta Talley Blanchard; brothers, Lance Blanchard (Jen) and Blake Blanchard (Stephanie); grandchild, Braxtynn Daigle; and a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.
He is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Garland and Gloria Blanchard; maternal grandparents, Dan and Odele Talley; and his cousins, Trent Talley, Tamara Talley, and Guy Blanchard.
Pellerin Funeral Home, 211 Berard St., Breaux Bridge, LA 70517 (337-332-2111) is in charge of arrangements.