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Thomas W. Tamplain Jr., 88, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015.

He was a native of Garyville and a resident of Hahnville. He served in the U. S. Army during WW II.

He retired from Monsanto Chemical Co. as an E/I technician.

He was the beloved husband of the late Nona Lee King Tamplain; father of Coleen Rankin, Wallace, Donald (wife, Sheryln), Cynthia Mourain (husband, Gary), Mary Ellegood (husband, John), Michael (wife, Dawn), Lee and Thomas Tamplain III (wife, Anissa).

Tamplain is the son of the late Wina Robert and Thomas Tamplain Sr.; step-son of the late Odette Kilbert Ruiz; and brother of Leona Miano, Harry, Robert and Lionel Tamplain, Yvonne Keating, Carolyn Hahn and the late Huey and David Tamplain.

He is also survived by 15 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, one step grandchild and two step great grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Millet-Guidry Funeral Home, 2806 W. Airline Hwy, LaPlace on Wednesday, Jan. 14 from 6 until 9 p.m.

The Funeral Mass will be held at St. Peter Catholic Church, 1550 Hwy 44 in Reserve on Thursday at 10:30 a.m.

Interment is in St. Peter Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory preferred to the Parkinson Fund, parkinson.org

To view or sign the online guest book please visit milletguidry.com.