Obits for July 16, 2008

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, July 16, 2008


Morris Carter Jr., 64, died July 7, 2008. The Donaldsonville resident was son of the late Morris Carter Sr. and Clemontine Madison Carter, husband of Virgie Lee Ross Carter, father and father-in-law of Denise and Nathan Davis, Chad and Roxanne Carter, Maurice and Marion Carter and the late Michelle and Deandra Carter and brother of Maxine and husband Lloyd Linton, Isabella Carter, Curtis and wife Ann Carter, Gregory and wife Dianne Carter and Haywood and wife Cora Carter.

Visitation and services were held Saturday, July 12, at Buena Vista Baptist Church in St. James. Interment in church cemetery.


Alvin Felix “Bu-Butt” Faucheaux, 70, died July 4, 2008. The St. Rose native was husband of the late Patricia DeLaune Faucheaux, father of Beth Faucheaux, Cherie Faucheaux, Gary Faucheaux and the late Mary Ann Faucheaux, son of the late Olivia Troxler and Maitland James Faucheaux Sr., brother of Coy, Cali, Buck, Daniel and Whitey Faucheaux, Nell and Joyce Vicknair, Mable Martherne, Anna Lee Roux, Earline Rivers and Barbara Cambre, grandfather of Adam and Avery Faucheaux, great-grandfather of Sadie and Austin Faucheaux and father-in-law of Lisa Torres Faucheaux.

Visitation and services were held Wednesday, July 9, at St. Rita Catholic Church in Harahan.


Erling, J. “Buddy” LeBlanc Sr., 78, died July 11, 2008. The lifelong Destrehan resident was son of the late Joseph E. LeBlanc and Elsie Braud LeBlanc, husband of Elaine Duhe LeBlanc, father of Erling J. “Butch” LeBlanc Jr., Pamela Robicheaux, Pat Torres and  Donna Mautemps, brother of Ronald LeBlanc and the late Mary Dale Decoteau and Jeanette Brauninger, grandfather of Nicole Torres Brown, Blake Torres, Ashley Robicheaux Cauley, Brandon Robicheaux, Emily Robicheaux, Joey Mautemps, D.J. Mautemps and Dana Mautemps Barrazza and great-grandfather of Ellie and Preston Brown.

Visitation and services were held Monday, July 14, at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Destrehan with interment following in the church mausoleum.  


Kristin Robichaux is now peacefully embraced in the arms of our Heavenly Father. She went to her eternal rest on Monday, July 7, 2008 at 5:50 p.m. Beloved daughter of Lynn and Kathy Wilson Robichaux. Sister of Dawn Bardwell and husband Roddie, Denice Bailey and husband Daniel, Lynn Robichaux and wife Diane, Jamie Robichaux and the late April Robichaux. Beloved granddaughter of Carmen Wilson and the late James Wilson. Step-granddaughter of Mark Klibert. Grandaughter of the late Joseph, Sr. and Ethelyn Robichaux. Long-time friend and companion of Mark Klibert, Jr. Special aunt of April and Amber Labat, Daniel, Ashley and Kayla Bailey, Brooke, Brandon and Brianne Robichaux. Great-aunt of Reanna and Mia. Also survived by numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

She graduated from S.L.U. Magnum cum Laude, Bachelor of Science degree and was pursuing higher education. She touched many lives working with the handicapped and disabled. She will be sadly missed by her dog Bandit. Age 26. A native and resident of LaPlace.

Visitation and services were on Friday at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, LaPlace. Burial in St. Peter Cemetery Reserve, La.