William “Billy” Francis Perret Jr.

Published 1:23 pm Tuesday, April 7, 2015

William “Billy” Francis Perret Jr., 80, passed away on Saturday, April 4, 2015.

William "Billy" Francis Perret Jr.,

William “Billy” Francis Perret Jr.,

He was a retired employee of 26 years from E I Dupont.

Perret was the beloved husband of 55 years to Joycelyn Jacob Perret; loving father of Rachelle Graham (Michael), Vicki Bollich (Matthew Scott), Gregory Perret, (Julia) and Craig Perret (Dawn); grandfather of Brandi Graham Bacigalupi (Bart), Jennifer Graham Sison (Michael) and Angelle Graham, Wesley, Austin and Connor Bollich, Matthew, Jonathan and Luke Perret, Jacob, Blaine and Noah Perret; and great grandfather of Sophia and Graham Bacigalupi.

He is also survived by his brother, Carl Perret (Frances), sisters-in-law, Jackie Roussel and Linda Jacob, numerous nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Beulah Amedee Perret, and brothers-in-law Jessie Roussel and Malcolm Jacob.

The family would like to give special thanks to the staff of Ochsner Extended Care and Metropolitan Dialysis Center.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Millet-Guidry Funeral Home, 2806 W. Airline Hwy. in LaPlace on Wednesday, April 8 from 5 to 8 p.m. and on Thursday, April 9 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

The Funeral Mass will follow at St. Peter Catholic Church, 1550 Hwy. 44 in Reserve at 11 a.m.

Interment is in St. Peter Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in his memory to St. Peter’s Catholic School.

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