Lionel James Tamplain

Published 2:02 pm Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Lionel James Tamplain passed away peacefully in the presence of his family on Monday, August 19, 2019 at the age of 77. He was a native of Garyville, LA and a resident of Reserve, LA.

He graduated from Leon Godchaux High School in 1959, and proudly served in the US Navy aboard the USS Lexington (CVA-16) from 1959-1962. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War.

Beloved husband of Barbara Miller Tamplain. Father of Bertis, Myron (Aimee) and Adam (Chelsea) Tamplain. Grandfather of Kayla Scott (Brice), Krista Richmond (Cavin), Kia, Kurtis, Kaira, Vincent, Alexis, Joiee and Vivienne Tamplain. Great Grandfather of RemiRae Richmond and another on the way. Son of the late Wina Robert and Thomas W. Tamplain, Sr. Brother of Leona Miano, Harry Tamplain, Robert Tamplain Sr.,Yvonne Keating, and the late,Thomas W. Tamplain, Jr., Huey Tamplain, David Tamplain and Carolyn Hahn. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Millet-Guidry Funeral Home, 2806 W. Airline Hwy., LaPlace on Thursday, August 22, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and on Friday, August 23, 2019 at St. Peter Catholic Church, 1550 Hwy 44, Reserve from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. Interment in St. Peter Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Lionel’s honor to the Wounded Warrior Project,

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