Spencer Chauvin

Published 3:13 pm Tuesday, August 30, 2016

“He died as he lived…always helping others in need.”

Courageous, kind, loving, and giving — Spencer Chauvin, 36, entered into Heaven on Aug. 28, 2016.

Spencer Chauvin

Spencer Chauvin

Spencer is the beloved husband of 10 years and best friend of Jennifer Guidry Chauvin; loving and devoted father of Jude Lewis Chauvin and Jade Michel Chauvin. He is the eldest, loving son of Ivy “Sonny” Chauvin Jr. and Donna T. Chauvin and brother of Jeremy J. Chauvin and wife, Nicole, Brittany C. Borne and husband, Michael, and Lance J. Chauvin.

He is the grandson of Ivy Chauvin Sr., and the late Shirley A. Chauvin and the late Lewis J. and Betty P. Tassin. He is the son-in-law of Glenn and Joy Guidry and brother-in-law of Joey and wife, Lindsay, and Jeff Guidry. He is the fun loving uncle of Caroline, Collin, Christian, Bentley, Baylen, Eli, Owen and Brock.

He also leaves behind many aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and co-workers.

Spencer began working with the St. John the Baptist Parish Westside Volunteer Fire Department when he was a teenager. His father and grandfather were volunteer firefighters and he joined because he felt the need to help people.

He trained and became an EMT and worked for Acadian Ambulance service for a few years before going back to college to get his Associate of Fire Science degree.

He became a paid firefighter and has worked there and rose to District Fire Chief for the past 12 years.

He was a young man of immense integrity and honor and dedicated to saving lives and helping all in need. Spencer will be deeply and sadly missed by all.

Visitation will be held in Spencer’s honor at the St. John Civic Center, 2900 U.S. .51 in LaPlace on Thursday, Sept. 1 from 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m.

A fireman’s memorial procession will lead Spencer from the St. John Civic Center to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Edgard for a Mass of Christian Burial at 2:30 p.m., with burial in the church cemetery.

Rose Lynn Funeral Services in Lutcher is in charge of the arrangements. To sign and view the family guest book, visit roselynnfuneralhome.com.