St. Martinville - A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:00 pm on Saturday, September 25, 2021, at St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church in St. Martinville for Nolan "Boo" Champagne, Jr., 69, who passed away on Wednesday, September 22, 2021.The family requests that visiting hours be observed at the funeral home in St. Martinville from 4:00 pm until 9:00 pm on Friday and continue on Saturday at 8:00 am until 12:30 pm.A rosary will be prayed by Fr. Michael Champagne at 7:00 pm on Friday.Rev. Abelardo Gabriel, SVD will officiate at the Funeral Mass. Readers will be Adele Caillouet and Harley Melancon. Gift bearers will be Arleen Broussard and Nicole Smith.Interment will follow at St. Michael Cemetery in St. Martinville.Boo began his professional career working for J.B. Talley Construction Company. After 19 years of service, Boo made a career move and was employed by the City of St. Martinville as the Public Works Superintendent. Boo enjoyed a 30-year career with the city and knew the utilities like the back of his hand.Boo was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed spending his free time either hunting or fishing. Boo's family, especially his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren were the light of his life. He enjoyed spending time with them at the camp in the basin, teaching them how to be successful hunters and fisherman. Boo was a devout Catholic and attended Mass every weekend, as well as weekday morning Masses. Boo was also very involved in his grandchildren's sporting events. He never missed a swim meet, football, volleyball, softball, or baseball game. He also enjoyed having lunch, multiple times a week, with his close circle of friends.He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Francine Laperouse Champagne; daughters, Wendy Fuselier (Craig) and Kristy Poche (Casey); sister, Rosalie Melancon (Nicky); brother, Dwane Champagne; grandchildren, Drew Huval Boudreaux (Tanner), Cole Fuselier and Abby Poche; great grandchildren, Brynn Boudreaux, Briar Boudreaux, Bree Boudreaux; mother-in-law, Joy Rita Laperouse; brothers-in-law, Ray Owen and Francis "Joey" Laperouse, Jr.; sisters-in-law, Melanie Capritto (Michael), Adele Caillouet, and "Little Joy" Laperouse.He was preceded in death by his parents, Nolan Champagne, Sr. and Etta Huval Champagne; sister, Marilyne Champagne Owen; and father-in-law, Francis Laperouse, Sr.Pallbearers will be Craig Melancon, Brian Melancon, Ryan Owen, Cole Fuselier, Francis "Joey" Laperouse Jr., and Logan Caillouet.Honorary pallbearers will be Carrol Delahoussaye, Lucas Barras, Danny Buillard, Ward Breaux, Chester Bergeron, and Peter Foti.Pellerin Funeral Home of St. Martinville, 112 New Market St., St. Martinville, LA 70582, (337-332-2111) is in charge of arrangements.