St. Martinville, LA - A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 4:00 PM, Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church for William "Bill" Wiltz Landry, 86, who passed away at his residence surrounded by his family.
A visitation will take place at the funeral home in St. Martinville on Tuesday from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM.
A rosary will be prayed at 2:00 PM on Tuesday.
Rev. Bill Melancon will officiate at the Funeral Mass. Interment will follow at St. Michael Cemetery.
Bill honorably served his country in the United States Army National Guard. He was a proud 3rd generation farmer in the Loreauville area. As a pastime, he loved riding in his 1965 Chevy pickup truck, sitting alongside the love of his life, Dot. Bill enjoyed going to the casino, camping, and repairing things that he took apart.
He is survived by his brothers, Roland (Debbie) Landry, Dennis Landry (Angela), and Malcolm Landry; sisters-in-law, Gladys Landry and Amee Landry; godchildren, Sherdell Landry, Toby Landry, Mary Ann Wisdom, and Roland Landry; and his special neighbor, Tiffany Hebert
He is preceded in death by parents, Wiltz and Evelyn Laviolette Landry; brothers, Curtis, Gerald and Richard Landry; and his fiancée of 65 years, Dorothy "Dot" Lavergne
Pallbearers will be Toby Landry, Kage Landry, Brooke Landry, Charley Landry, Larry Renard, and Alex Barras.
Honorary pallbearers will be and Louis Barras and Dwight Courville.
Pellerin Funeral Home, 112 New Market St., St. Martinville, LA 70582 (337-332-2111) is in charge of arrangements.